Dot

Toolbar Menu

Annotate
Dimension
Drafting

Dimension

Annotation Dot

The Dot command draws an annotation dot in screen space. Zooming or rotating views do not affect the size and orientation of dots. Dots always display in front of other objects.

Steps

  1. Type the text to display in the dot.
  2. Pick the dot location.

Note

Dot Options

Font

The text appearance.

Tip: Click to open the drop-down list, and type the initial letter of a font to find the font quickly.

Height

Set the text height.

Display text

The text that displays in the dot.

Secondary text

Extra information that the dot object can hold.

Dot Properties

Manages object properties for the selected dots.

Font

The text appearance.

Tip: Click to open the drop-down list, and type the initial letter of a font to find the font quickly.

Height

Set the text height.

Display text

The text that displays in the dot.

Secondary text

Extra information that the dot object can hold.

ConvertDots

Toolbar Menu

Annotate

Drafting

Not on menus.

The ConvertDots command converts Dot objects to either point or text objects.

Steps

Command-line options

DeleteInput

Yes

Deletes the original geometry.

No

Retains the original geometry.

Output

The output is at the location of the original dot object.

Point

Converts the dot to a point object.


Original dot (left) and dot converted to a point object (right).
Text

Converts the dot to annotation text.


Original dot (left) and dot converted to text (right).

Text options

Sets the properties for the resulting text.

TextHeight

The text height in model units.

HorizontalAlign

The Left/Center/Right justification.

VerticalAlign

The Bottom/Middle/Top justification.

See also

Use text and dimensions for annotation

 

 

 

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