Document Properties - Orthographic View Labels

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

To open this page:

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

Overall drafting standard

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


Add view label on view creation Select to display the view label when creating a view.

Base orthographic view standard

Base orthographic view standard
Select a standard:
  • ANSI
  • ISO
  • DIN
  • JIS
  • BSI
  • GOST
  • GB

View label text


Click to modify the font.

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.
  • 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.
Display label above view Select to display the label above the view.


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.