Document Properties - Auxiliary View Labels

You can specify document-level drafting settings for auxiliary view labels.

To open this page:

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

Overall drafting standard

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

Base auxiliary view standard

Base auxiliary view standard
  • ANSI
  • ISO
  • DIN
  • JIS
  • BSI
  • GOST
  • GB

Line style

Line Style Select: a style.
Line Thickness Select: a thickness or select Custom size and enter a thickness.

Auxiliary arrow text


Click to modify the font.

View label text


Click to modify the font.

View Label Text Example

Label options

Per standard Select to adhere to the base standard. Clear to modify view label parameters:
  • Name. Select a title to appear in the view label, or type your own title.
  • Label. Select the way the label letter corresponding to the label on the parent view appears in the view label.
  • Rotation. Sets the appearance of the view's rotation angle.
  • Scale. Select a label for the scale, or type your own label.
  • Delimiter. Select a scale display option:
    • To present the scale with two numbers separated by a delimiter select:
      • X:X
      • X/X
      • (X:X)
      • (X/X)
    • To present the scale as the ratio of two numbers followed by X select # X.
    • To hide the scale, select <None>.
  • Remove space in scale around colon (:) and slash (/). Select to remove space in the scale label.
  • A label display option:
    • Stacked. Display the view label with the name and label stacked on top of the scale.
    • In-line. Display the name and label on the same line.
Display label above view Select to display the label above the view.
Include location labels for new views Select to automatically add a location label to the auxiliary view and the view arrow.

View indication

Rotate view to be horizontal to sheet Select to display auxiliary view horizontal to sheet, then select rotation direction:
  • Clockwise
  • Counterclockwise
View indicators Select one:
  • Arrow method

  • Same as Section

View Indication Examples

Rotate view to be horizontal to sheet not selected
Rotate view to be horizontal to sheet and Clockwise selected
Rotate view to be horizontal to sheet and Counterclockwise selected

Label Options Examples

Label X
Delimiter X:X


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

View label document layer settings override view label Line style settings.