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CAD drafting Section Note 6 Command line: NOTES

This command opens the Section 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.

Use the icons to select the secant type:

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Single-stroked line.

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Double-stroked line.

Other icons:

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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 Select line icon is used to override the first and second lines of breaking construction. The icon is available when you edit the node secant note inserted into the drawing.

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.

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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 section note:


1.    Type the required text into the text fields.

2.    Select the required note options.

3.    Click OK.

4.    Specify the first line of breaking construction, perpendicular to which the secant line will be located.

5.    Specify the second line of breaking construction.

6.    Specify the shelf position on the drawing.

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