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leandrav
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ballon text size

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12-03-2012 12:12 AM

Hi,

 

I am new to the world of bom's, partlists & balloons

I am having trouble changing the text size of the text in the balloons.

 

Can anybody help me with this?

 

Thanks

 

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ukrainian
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Re: ballon text size

12-03-2012 10:48 PM in reply to: leandrav

Options > AM: Standards > Balloon > Default style > Standard (click three dots) > Text > Height

(ACADM 2008)

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leandrav
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Re: ballon text size

12-03-2012 10:55 PM in reply to: leandrav

Hi,

 

Thanks for the reply.

 

I have tried that. I can't seem to get it higher than a size of 20.

I can't put my own size in I can only choose from what is in the drop down list.

 

Thanks

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leandrav
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Re: ballon text size

12-05-2012 10:39 PM in reply to: leandrav

Hi,

 

I have attached a picture in hopes that this will help someone give me advise.

 

This s a pdf to a scale of 1:30 & on this you can't really see the numbers in the balloon that well.

I am looking for a way that i can increase the size of the text so that it can be read at a scale of 1:100 at least.

 

I have tried changing the size as perviously mentioned but I can't go bigger then 20 & I can't pick my own size. I can only pick from what is on the list

 

Thanks,

Leandra

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michaelsu
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Re: ballon text size

12-06-2012 12:54 AM in reply to: leandrav

Hi Leandra,

Instead of changing text height, have you thought about changing the scale like set AMSYMSCALE to 100? If you place a balloon, you should be able to see the text inside the balloon.

 

Hope it helps.

Thanks.
Michael Su
SQA Engineer
Autodesk
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leandrav
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Re: ballon text size

12-06-2012 01:08 AM in reply to: michaelsu

THANK YOU!!!

 

That works perfectly!!

You are a genius .:smileyvery-happy:

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