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CAD drafting Construction Note 6 Command line: NOTEP

This command opens the Construction note dialog box to set the note options:

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Buttons to add borders:

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Managing multiline text output above the leader.

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Framing the text under the leader.

Use the icons to select the style of the extension line:

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Open arrow.

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Use the icons to select the text alignment method:

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By left edge.

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By center.

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By right edge.

Other icons and options:

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The Insert special symbol icon opens the panel with the table of special symbols, to select and insert them at the current cursor position in the text input field.

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The Notepad icon opens the Notepad dialog box.

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The Match properties icon temporarily closes the dialog box to specify the inserted leader whose properties should be copied and applied to the newly-created leader.

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The Add extension line icon is used to insert additional extension lines. The icon is enabled when you edit a leader inserted into the drawing.

Angle step of extension line

Drop-down list to select inclination.

In the list the following inclinations are available:

·         Custom - the extension line is placed arbitrarily (by default);

·         15 - the extension line is placed in step multiples of 15°;

·         30 - the extension line is placed in step multiples of 30°;

·         45 - the extension line is placed in step multiples of 45°;

·         90 - the extension line is placed in step multiples of 90°.

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The Options button opens the nanoCAD Design Settings dialog box – Symbols tab.

Right-click in the text field and choose the required menu item:

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For more information about additional commands, see the Mechanical Note section.

To create a construction note:


1.    Type the required text into the text fields.

2.    Select the required note options.

3.    Click OK.

4.    Specify a point on the object to which the leader arrow will be directed.

5.    Specify the shelf position on the drawing.

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