Construction note

Construction note

Construction note

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home, Annotate – Leaders >  Construction note

MouseOK    Menu: Draw – Notes >  Construction notes…

MouseOK    Toolbar: Utilities –

KeyboardOK Command line: NOTEP

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


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




Open arrow.



Use the icons to select the text alignment method:

By left edge.

By center.

By right edge.

Other icons and options:

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.

The Notepad icon opens the Notepad dialog box.

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.

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.

Inclination 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°.

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

The History item contains a list of recently input text lines.

The Recent item is a list specified by the user.

The Pick from drawing item opens the Value picker toolbar which allows you to copy values from the objects on the drawing:

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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