Specifies properties for a new unit of measure rule. This dialog box displays when you click New on the Select Rule dialog box. The properties displayed are inherited from the context in which the unit of measure label is created (that is, Session, Report, or Drawing).
Specifies a name for the unit of measure rule.
Describes the unit of measure rule.
Inherit from Session, Reports, Drawing
Indicates that the parameter should use the same units used in the session, the report, or the drawing. This option is selected by default, which makes the Properties read-only.
To change the existing values, clear this option. You can then define a value for the Unit Delimiter property.
Displays the type of unit, such as distance.
Specifies the primary unit of measure, such as yards in yards, feet, or inches.
Specifies the secondary unit of measure, such as feet in yards, feet, or inches.
Specifies the tertiary unit of measure, such as inches in yards, feet, or inches.
Turns the display of the units on and off.
Specifies Decimal, Fractional, or Scientific. Your selection in this box determines the availability of the remaining boxes on this dialog box.
Specifies the number of places after the decimal point. This value can be 0 or greater.
Places a zero before the decimal point, if applicable.
Places zeros after the last significant digit, if applicable.
Specifies a fraction for the precision. The highest value that you can specify is 1/2. This box is available only if you select Fractional in the Precision Type box.
Reduces the fraction. For example, displays 3/4 instead of 6/8. This box is available only if you select Fractional in the Precision Type box.
Specifies the unit delimiter that you want to add between primary and secondary units in a report label. For example, 4'-3 3/4". This box is disabled if you leave the secondary unit as <BLANK> or if Inherit from Session, Reports, Drawing option is selected.
If you do not set the unit delimiter value, the software places two space characters between the primary and secondary units.
You can define one unit delimiter value.
If you want spaces between the units and the unit delimiter, add spaces to the unit delimiter value, such as "-".