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Multileader Style Manager

Multileader Style Manager

Multileader Style Manager

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home, Annotate – Leaders –

MouseOK    Toolbar: Mleaders –

KeyboardOK Command line: MLEADERSTYLE

The command opens the Multileader Style Manager dialog box, where it is possible to create and modify the multileader styles.

Multileaders are created with the style displayed in the drop-down list on the Mleaders panel or on the ribbon in the Draw tab in the Leaders group.

Options:

Styles

List of multileader styles in the document. Its content is regulated by the List drop-down list.

List

Specifies what styles should be displayed in the Styles list: all document styles or only current ones.

Preview of

A preview window that displays the assumable image of the multileader created with use of style selected in the Styles list.

Set current

Makes current the style selected in the Styles field.

New

Opens the Create New Multileader Style dialog box to create a new style based on that selected in the Styles field.

Clicking of the Continue button opens the Modify Multileader Style dialog box described below.

Modify

Opens the Modify Multileader Style dialog box to edit the style selected in the Styles field.

Delete

Deletes the style selected in the Styles field.

A context menu is also available in the Styles field. In addition to the listed actions, there it is possible to rename the selected style:

Modifying multileader style

The Modify Multileader Style dialog box opens when you edit the current or create a new style.

In the left part the dialog contains three tabs with adjustable parameters, and in the right one – the preview area displaying the multileader in accordance with the current options.

Leader Format tab

Options:

General

Type

Type of multileader line landing – straight, spline or no leader line.

Color

Drop-down list to select the multileader color.

Linetype

Drop-down list to select the typeline of the leader line.

Lineweight

Drop-down list to select the lineweight of the leader line.

Arrowhead

Symbol

The arrowhead symbol.

Size

The arrowhead size.

Leader break

Break size

Break size of the multileader.

 

Leader Structure tab

Options:

Constraints

Maximum leader points

A leader point can have more than one segment and be similar to a jogged polyline. The option specifies the number of points for the leader line, which will be requested when constructing a multileader.

First segment angle

Specifies the angle of the first segment in the leader line.

Second segment angle

Specifies the angle of the second segment in the leader line.

Landing settings

Automatically include landing

Automatic addition of the landing when creating a multileader. If the option is disabled, the landing will not be added.

Set landing distance

Determines the fixed distance for the multileader landing line.

Scale

Annotative

Annotation of multileader. It is not used in the current program version. The option allows you to correct the object automatically for similar display in one and the same size or scale irrespective of the type scale.

Scale multileaders to layout

Scales the multileader in accordance with the current layout.

Specify scale

Specifies the scale of multileader.

 

Content tab

Options:

Multileader type

Type of the multileader content: multiline text, attached block or no content.

Text options

Default text

Sets default text for the multileader. When creating a multileader it is possible to select: whether to leave the default text or enter the other one.

Text style

Predefined text style for the text. Displays the text styles downloaded as of the moment.

Text line angle

Specifies the rotation angle of the multileader text.

Text color

Specifies the color of the multileader text.

Text height

Specifies the height of the text.

Always left justify

Specifies that the text is left justified.

Frame text

Frames the text content of the multileader.

Leader connection

Horizontal attachment

Specifies the landing horizontal attachment to the content.

Vertical attachment

Specifies the vertical landing attachment to the content.

Left/Top Attachment

Specifies the method of left or top attachment (depending on the attachment option selected above).

Right/Bottom Attachment

Specifies the method of right or bottom attachment (depending on the attachment option selected above).

Landing gap

Specifies the distance between the content and the landing.

Extend leader to text

Available only in case of selecting the horizontal attachment.

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