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Managing TableStyles

You can create, modify, and delete TableStyles. You can also set a TableStyle as the active one.

To create TableStyles:

  1. Click Format > Table Style (or type TableStyle).

    In the Options dialog box, the Drafting Styles page opens, and Table expands.

  2. Click New.
  3. In the Create new TableStyle dialog box, type a new name and click OK.

    The new TableStyle appears in Style.

To modify TableStyles:

  1. Click Format > Table Style (or type TableStyle).

    In the Options dialog box, the Drafting Styles page opens, and Table expands.

  2. In Filter, select an option:
    • All styles. Lists all of the styles defined in the drawing.
    • Styles in drawing. Lists only the styles that are referenced by Tables in the drawing.
  3. In Style, select a TableStyle.
  4. Under Cell style settings, in Contents, select the cell type to edit (Data, Head, or Title).
  5. Under Display, set:
    • Background color: Sets the background color for the table.
    • Align. Sets the justification and alignment of the text in the cells.
  6. Under Text, set:
    • Color: Sets the text color.
    • Style: Contains all TextStyles defined in the drawing. Click Display text styles  to define TextStyles for subsequent use.
    • Height: Sets the text size.
  7. Under Borders, set:
    • Color: Sets the border color.
    • Weight: Sets the border weight.
    • Apply to: Sets the specified Color and Weight to the border(s) you select.
  8. Under Cell settings:
    • Type a value for the Horizontal and Vertical cell margins (in drawing units).
    • In Table header orientation select an item to specify whether the table is generated downward or upward from the insertion point.
  9. The modifications will reflect in tables using that style.

To set a TableStyle as active:

  1. Click Format > Table Style (or type TableStyle).

    In the Options dialog box, the Drafting Styles page opens, and Table expands.

  2. In Style, select a TableStyle.
  3. Click Activate.
  4. A   displays beside the active TableStyle.

To rename TableStyles:

  1. Click Format > Table Style (or type TableStyle).

    In the Options dialog box, the Drafting Styles page opens, and Table expands.

  2. In Style, select a TableStyle.
  3. Click Rename.
  4. In the Rename TableStyle dialog box, type a new name for the TableStyle.
  5. Click OK.

To delete TableStyles:

You can delete TableStyles if they are not referenced by a Table in the drawing.

You can also use the Clean command to remove unreferenced TableStyles.

You cannot delete the Standard style.

  1. Click Format > Table Style (or type TableStyle).

    In the Options dialog box, the Drafting Styles page opens, and Table expands.

  2. In Style, select a TableStyle.
  3. Click Delete.
  4. Click Yes to confirm the deletion.

Access

Command: TableStyle

Menu: Format > Table Style



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