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Line Style Options

You can create custom line styles and apply them to edges in drawings.

You can use line styles in multiple drawings by saving and loading an *.sldlin file.

To create, save, load, or delete line styles:

  1. Click Options , Document Properties, Line Style.

  2. Execute procedures as described below, then click OK.

Line style file names have the extension .sldlin.

To create a line style:

  1. In Line styles, select the closest matching style to the one you want to create.

  2. Click New.

  3. Type a Name for the line, then press Enter.

Line style names are not case sensitive.

  1. Under Line length and spacing values, clear the default text.

  2. Type the line definition based on the Formatting Key in the dialog box.

The line style units are based on the units specified for the document.

  1. Click OK.

To save a line style:

  1. Click Save.

  2. Select line styles and set options in the Save Line Style(s) dialog box, then click OK.

To load a line style:

You can load saved line styles to use in other drawings.

  1. Click Load.

  2. Browse to a line style file and set options in the Load Line Style(s) dialog box, then click OK.

To delete a line style:

  1. Select an item in Line styles.

  2. Click Delete and click Yes to confirm the deletion.

Related Topics

Line Format

Line Format toolbar

Line Font

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