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Working with Drawing Standards

Drawing standards let you check drawings against custom and corporate standards.

Drawing standards are saved in drawing standards files of type *.dws.

You can check the following standards settings in a drawing to achieve conformity:

  • Layers: Checks names, LineColor, LineStyle, and LineWeight properties. Layer display and locking settings (on/off, frozen/thawed, plotted/non-plotted, and locked/unlocked) are ignored.
  • LineStyles: Checks names, segment length, and spacing definitions.
  • DimensionStyles: Checks names and all Dimension variable settings. Dimension variable overrides are ignored.
  • TextStyles: Checks names and all attributes of the TextStyle definition, including font name, font format, text height, obliquing angle, spacing, and orientation settings (upside down, backwards, and vertical).

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