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Sheet Properties

You can set the sheet properties when you add a new sheet or edit an existing sheet.

To specify sheet properties:

  1. In the drawing sheet, right-click the sheet icon in the FeatureManager design tree, any blank area of the drawing sheet, or the sheet tab at the bottom of the drawing window, and select Properties.

  1. Specify properties as described below and click OK.

Name. Enter a title in the box. You can change the sheet name, which appears in a tab below the drawing sheet.

Scale. Set a scale for the sheet.

Type of projection. Select First angle or Third angle for Standard 3 View projection. First angle is typically used in Europe. Third angle is typically used in the United States.

Next view label. Specify the letter of the alphabet to be used for the next section and detail views.

Next datum. Specify the letter of the alphabet to be used for the next datum feature symbol.

Sheet Format/Size

  • Standard sheet size. Select a standard sheet size, or click Browse and locate a custom sheet format file.

    • Only show standard format. Displays sheet formats that use the drafting standard set in Document Properties - Drafting Standard. When cleared, all formats for all standards appear.

    • Reload. If you make changes to the Sheet Format, click to return to the default format.

    • Display sheet format. Display border, title block, and so on.

  • Custom sheet size. Specify a Width and Height.

Use custom property values from model shown in. If more than one model is shown on the sheet and the drawing contains notes that are linked to custom properties of a model, select the view that contains the model whose properties you want to use. If you do not specify otherwise, the properties of the model in the first view inserted into the sheet are used. See Linking Notes to Document Properties.

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