Document Properties - Hole Tables

You can specify document-level drafting settings for hole tables.Available for drawings only.

To open this page:

With a drawing open, click Options (Standard toolbar), select the Document Properties tab, and then select Tables > Hole.

Overall drafting standard

Overall drafting standard Inherited from the selected Drafting Standard page settings.


Box Border Sets a line thickness for the outside border of the table.
Grid Border Sets a line thickness for the inner grid lines of the table.


Font Click to modify the font.

Location precision

Unit Precision Select the number of digits after the decimal point for the hole location value.

Alpha/numerical control

Select letters or numbers for hole table tag sequencing.

A, B, C Precedes the hole tag sequence number with a letter.
1, 2, 3 Defines the hole tag sequence as a number.


Select a layer.
You must first create layers for the drawing before you can select them for document properties.

You must select Per Standard for Layer (Layer toolbar) in the drawing view document to apply these layer settings.

Origin indicator

Origin indicator Select a standard to govern origin display or select Per Standard to use the overall drafting standard.




Tag angle/offset from profile center



The angle the tag makes with a vertical line through the center of the hole



The distance from the tag to the hole profile

Dual dimensions

Dual dimensions display Select to display dimensions in dual units.
Show units for dual display Select to display units for the second set of dimensions.
Dimension value position






Leading zeroes
Standard Leading zeroes appear according to the overall drafting standard.
Show Zeroes before decimal points are shown.
Remove Leading zeroes do not appear.
Trailing zeroes
Remove only on zero Trailing zeroes are trimmed for whole metric values, conforming to ANSI and ISO standards.
Same as source Trailing zeroes appear according to the ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard.
Show Trailing zeroes are displayed according to the decimal places you specify for Units.
Remove Trailing zeroes do not appear.
Combine same tags Select to combine items with the same tags in one row.

Combine same size Select to merge holes of the same size across several rows.

Show ANSI inch letter and number drill sizes Displays ANSI inch hole sizes in hole tables using letters or numbers. Holes created with the Hole Wizard tool display the same sizes as the Hole Specifications.

Using hole type


Not using hole type

Show hole centers Select to show hole centers.

Automatic update of hole table Select to update the hole table when you add or delete components in the associated assembly.
Reuse deleted tags Select to use deleted tags.
Add new row at the end of the table Select to add new row at the bottom of the table.