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Detail Views & Callouts?

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02-18-2011 11:47 AM

Is there any way to add callouts (balloons) to components shown in a detail view?

 

Mike

Mike Thomas

There are two ways to accomplish this:

 

1.  Simply make the callout point "to space" and not be locked onto the part.  Unfortunately, then you cannot use the properties of the part for the callout text.

 

2. Double-click on the detail view to "go into it".  Then add the callout in there.  The restriction here is the detail view perimeter ... the callout text box/circle cannot go outside the detail view area.

 

 

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Re: Detail Views & Callouts?

02-18-2011 12:17 PM in reply to: mthomas

There are two ways to accomplish this:

 

1.  Simply make the callout point "to space" and not be locked onto the part.  Unfortunately, then you cannot use the properties of the part for the callout text.

 

2. Double-click on the detail view to "go into it".  Then add the callout in there.  The restriction here is the detail view perimeter ... the callout text box/circle cannot go outside the detail view area.

 

 



Jon Balgley
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Autodesk, Inc.
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Re: Detail Views & Callouts?

02-18-2011 12:41 PM in reply to: mthomas

I see the double-click option now and yes that kind-of works. I see the limitation with the detail view boundary.

 

Thanks for the quick reply, i'll have to work with this for now

 

Mike

Mike Thomas

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