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CAD drafting Node Note 6 Command line: NLD, NLEADER, NOTEK

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

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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.

Node (sheet) number

An input line consisting of two fields to indicate the Node and Sheet number.

Node address

Input line to specify the Node Address.

Inclination step of extension lines:

Drop-down list to select the 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 node note:


1.    Type the required text into the text fields.

2.    Select the required note options.

3.    Click OK.

4.    Specify the oval/circle center.

5.    Specify the oval/circle size.

6.    Specify the shelf position and/or the leader pitch angle.

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