Ship Direction Symbol (ISShipDirectionSymbolContent) - Intergraph Smart 3D - Reference Data

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Intergraph Smart 3D
Reference Data
12.1 (2019)

Creates a ship direction symbol for a specified view direction. A symbol is selected based on the ship direction matching a selected view direction.

Usage in Label Template XML

<contentModule value="ISShipDirectionSymbolContent"/>



Specifies the view direction. Use Up, Down, Left, or Right.

1 - Up
2 - Down
3 - Left
4 - Right


Specifies the symbol (.sym) file to use for each ship direction. Specify symbols for port, starboard, aft, forward, up, and down. If a path for a file is not given, the file is located in the same folder as the label template .xml file.

  • View direction is the direction in paper space (that is, on the drawing sheet).

  • Ship direction is determined within the view based on the location and direction of the view relative to the model.


Ship direction is up for a directionValue of Up. The up option of directionSymbols is used:

Ship direction is starboard for a directionValue of Right. The starboard option of directionSymbols is used: