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Balloon Grab Handles

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10-11-2012 07:22 AM

Hey I am working in a .idw and need to move around my balloons. There seems to be a small grab handle on each balloon. Is there any way to make this a bit larger. It takes a few clicks of the mouse to actually grab it and move it.

Chris Biggs
Engineer/CADD Services
New Horizons RV Corp.
2401 Lacey Drive
Junction City, KS 66441

Dell XPS 8300
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Chris,

What I do is when I hover over the balloon I wait until I get the square type symbol then select it.

This always works for me.

As far as a setting to enlarge the pickbox?  Don't know of one.  That might be something to do with your screen resolution setting.

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Re: Balloon Grab Handles

10-11-2012 08:03 AM in reply to: Cool_Breeze_Jr

Chris,

What I do is when I hover over the balloon I wait until I get the square type symbol then select it.

This always works for me.

As far as a setting to enlarge the pickbox?  Don't know of one.  That might be something to do with your screen resolution setting.

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Re: Balloon Grab Handles

10-11-2012 08:36 AM in reply to: Cadmanto

Ok, I see. Thanks for the respones!

Chris Biggs
Engineer/CADD Services
New Horizons RV Corp.
2401 Lacey Drive
Junction City, KS 66441

Dell XPS 8300
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU@3.40GHz
16GB RAM
Win 8.1 Pro
Autodesk Product Design Suite 2014
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Re: Balloon Grab Handles

10-11-2012 10:51 AM in reply to: Cool_Breeze_Jr

You can get the grab handles to show up larger.  Go into Application Options and on the General tab there is a setting for Annotation Scale.  Simply mak this number as large as you want to get the handles larger.  This will also make a few other things larger, like dimensions in a sketch.

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Re: Balloon Grab Handles

10-11-2012 11:15 AM in reply to: Cool_Breeze_Jr

thank you!

Chris Biggs
Engineer/CADD Services
New Horizons RV Corp.
2401 Lacey Drive
Junction City, KS 66441

Dell XPS 8300
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU@3.40GHz
16GB RAM
Win 8.1 Pro
Autodesk Product Design Suite 2014
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