Text and Leader Tab (Balloon Properties Dialog Box) - SmartSketch - Help

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Engineering and Schematics
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SmartSketch
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Help
Version_SPEM_custom
9.0.0
Version_SSK
9.0(2015)

Text

Specifies how the text appears in a balloon annotation.

Font

Specifies the font to use for the text in the balloon annotation.

Font Style

Specifies the font style to use, such as bold or italic, for the text in the balloon annotation.

Font Size

Displays the text size. You can type a size in the box.

Leader and projection line

Specifies how the leader and projection line are displayed.

Break Line

Displays a horizontal break line where the leader line meets the annotation text. Type a value to specify the size of the break line. For example, when Break Line is set to 1, the break line looks like the following picture.

Element Gap

Sets the distance that the projection line is set back from the element to which the leader is attached. This value is a ratio of the font size. This option is disabled for balloons.

Extension

Sets the distance that the leader line extends beyond the dimension. This value is a ratio of the font size. This option is disabled for balloons.

Color and Width

Color

Sets the color of an annotation.

Width

Sets the line width of all lines in an annotation.

Type

Specifies the line type.

Terminator

Type

Sets the terminator type. Click different parts of the following picture to find out which terminator type you want to use.

Length

Sets the length of the terminator. This value is a ratio of the font size. For example, in the following picture, the length is set to three times the size of the font.

See Also

Balloon Properties Dialog Box
Leader Properties Dialog Box
Format a Dimension or Annotation