Place a Manual Label - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Orthographic Drawings

3D Design and Visualization
Intergraph Smart 3D
2019 (10.0)
  1. Right-click a drawing, and click Edit on the shortcut menu. The drawing opens for editing in SmartSketch Drawing Editor.

  2. On the Drawings Compose toolbar, click Place a Label .

  3. Click Object Selection Filter and select the types of objects available for selection. For example, selecting Physical Connections only allows you to select physical connections. Click Close.

  4. Select an object in a drawing view to label. If you are placing a group label, select two or more objects in a drawing view.

  5. In the Label Name box, select a label rule.

    • Select a label rule applicable to the selected objects.

    • To pick from a hierarchical list:

      1. Select More.

        The Select Label dialog box displays.

      2. Select a label template folder in the left pane of the dialog box, select a specific label name in the right pane, and then click OK.

    • With an applicable label rule, you can place a group label. For more information, see Group Labels.

  6. Make the required typeface selections in the Font, Text Size, and Text Color boxes.

  7. Click Bold , Italic , and Underline to achieve the required formatting.

  8. Click Shape , and select the shape of the label border.

  9. Click Orientation to specify horizontal or vertical text.

  10. Make the required leader line selections in the Leaderline On/Off , Leaderline Jog On/Off, and Leader Color boxes.

  11. Click Boundary to clip the leader at the object boundary, or click Inside to extend the leader to the inside of the object.

  12. Type a value in the Tolerance Zone box. This value determines the distance required for a leader to display.

  13. Select a dimension label in order to place a dimension-like label. For more information, see Dimensioned Label Command.

  14. Select an elevation label if you want to place a label that displays the elevation of a piping object. For more information, see Elevation Label Command.

  15. Select As Drawn if you want the label appearance to reflect the label rule definition only, ignoring any formatting overrides.

  16. Click the drawing to place the label.

    During placement, the label will automatically align to the left or right side of an existing label. You can also align the label to any object keypoints in the drawing. For more information on using alignment settings, see Align Dimensions Command in the SmartSketch Drawing Editor Help.

  17. Continue placing labels on the drawing if required.

  18. Right-click to end the command.

  19. Save your changes before exiting SmartSketch Drawing Editor.

You can remove manual edits from a drawing using Clear Manual Edits in SmartSketch Drawing Editor. For more information, see Clear Manual Edits Command.