Drawing Properties

Drawing Properties

Drawing Properties

Edit general information, keywords, custom properties of the drawing.

MouseOK    nanoCAD button – Utilities  DWG Properties

MouseOK    Menu: File –  Drawing properties

MouseOK    Document tab context menu:  Drawing properties

KeyboardOK Command line: DWGPROPS


General tab shows file name, location, size, creation, modification and access date and time.

The General tab displays the following parameters: file name, type; location, size, time the file was created, modified and last opened.

The Attributes section shows file attributes set at the systemic level:

·         Read only – the file is protected from rereading;

·         Archive – the file is subject to archiving (used when selecting files for backup);

·         Hidden – not shown in lists and can be opened only by entering the name directly.

·         System – the file is a system one.

On the Document tab you can enter the information about the following parameters:

In the Summary tab:


Document Title.


Document subject


Document author.


Keywords for search.



Hyperlink base

Hyperlink base for all relative hyperlink in drawing.

Statistics tab

The Statistics tab displays the drawing data: time it was created and modified, information about modification author, revision number and total editing time.

The Custom  tab sets additional properties of the current drawing. The properties set on this tab can be used when inserting fields. They are displayed in the Field dialogue box (Custom properties List of the Add custom property section).



Custom tab

Document properties that can be used as fields (Insert – Fields dialog).

To create new custom property:


1.    Press Add button.

2.    Enter Custom property name.

3.    Enter property Value.

4.    Press OK.

To remove property – select it and press Delete button.

NOTE: If removed property was used in document – after refreshing #### symbols will be displayed.


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