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zippy216
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custom arrowheads

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08-22-2011 12:16 PM

I know that I can create a custom arrowhead in one file and use it in that file but is there a way to create a custom arrowhead and have it display as a choice in the Qleader>Settings>Arrows pull down as well as the Properties>Lines & Arrows> Arrows pulldown?  Where are the standard arrows stored?

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pendean
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Re: custom arrowheads

08-22-2011 12:21 PM in reply to: zippy216

You have to ensure the block in INSERTed in your file, then it appears: there is no method for you to alter the default core offerings.

Try adding this as a startup routine in your ACADDOC.LSP file, or a macro at the start of buttons you may push on screen if you don't type, and ensure this block is already in your template files.

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GrantsPirate
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Re: custom arrowheads

08-22-2011 12:28 PM in reply to: zippy216

Have the arrow head as its own drawing and place that drawing in a folder on the search path for AutoCAD.

 

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Re: custom arrowheads

08-22-2011 12:29 PM in reply to: GrantsPirate

where are the stock arrowheads stored?

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Re: custom arrowheads

08-22-2011 12:35 PM in reply to: zippy216
Nowhere you can access or edit or change or remove. Create a DIMSTYLE with your arrowhead in a template file, drag and drop it from a TP or ADCenter from your template file is another option.
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