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djocwf54
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leader to node problems

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04-10-2012 07:24 AM

I need to attach leaders to other places besides the center of the node.

Say its a water valve and id like to have the leader attach to the edge of the water valve symbol not

to the center where the node is???

I am labeling all the existing items in a survey and need to do this to different sized objects.

Attached is a pdf to show sometimes its hard to read the info with the leader in the way.

It wont let me point to any other spot.

 

 

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Jeff_M
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Re: leader to node problems

04-10-2012 08:28 AM in reply to: djocwf54

PointStyle properties, Summary tab, Markers branch, first item is "Leader stops at marker". Set this to Yes for the leader to stop at the edge of the marker's bounding box, a No setting allows it to go to the actual point location.

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Re: leader to node problems

04-10-2012 08:42 AM in reply to: Jeff_M

looks like it already is set to yes

do i need to adjust point marker size

attached is showing the pointstyles

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Re: leader to node problems

05-01-2012 12:30 PM in reply to: djocwf54

can anyone help with this problem??

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Re: leader to node problems

05-01-2012 01:05 PM in reply to: djocwf54

Looking again at the first image, it appears that one of the leaders is correctly stopping at the edge. Look at the end of the 1-1/2" water line, lower left coner. Is this a water meter? Is it using the WM point style? That's the one you showed the properties for. What do the point styles for the water valve and sewer manhole have for their properties? 

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Re: leader to node problems

05-01-2012 01:28 PM in reply to: djocwf54

here are the settings for my water and sewer manholes

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Re: leader to node problems

05-01-2012 02:04 PM in reply to: djocwf54

Could you post your drawing? If it's too big to post here, feel free to email it to me: jeffm AT quuxsoft DOT com

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