Modify Multileader Style Dialog Box
 
 
 

Modifies an existing multileader style.

Access Methods

 Ribbon: Annotate tab Leaders panel Multileader Style
 Toolbar: Multileader
 Toolbar: Styles
 Menu: Format Multileader StyleAt the Command prompt, enter mleaderstyle.
 Command entry: mleaderstyle

Summary

Controls the general appearance of the multileader.

Leader Format Tab

General

Type

Determines the type of leader line. You can choose a straight leader, a spline, or no leader line.

Color

Determines the color of the leader line.

Linetype

Determines the linetype of the leader line.

Lineweight

Determines the lineweight of the leader line.

Arrowhead

Controls the appearance of the multileader arrowheads.

Symbol

Sets the arrowhead symbol for the multileader.

Size

Displays and sets the size of arrowheads.

Leader Break

Controls the settings used when adding a dimension break to a multileader.

Break Size

Displays and sets the break size used for the DIMBREAK command when the multileader is selected.

Leader Structure Tab

Constraints

Controls the constraints of the multileader.

Maximum Leader Points

Specifies a maximum number of points for the leader line.

First Segment Angle

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

Second Segment Angle

Specifies the angle of the second point in the multileader landing line.

Landing Settings

Controls the landing settings of the multileader.

Automatically Include Landing

Attaches a horizontal landing line to the multileader content.

Set Landing Distance

Determines the fixed distance for the multileader landing line.

Scale

Controls the scaling of the multileader.

Annotative

Specifies that the multileader is annotative. Click the information icon to learn more about annotative objects.

When the multileader is not annotative, the following options are available.

Scale Multileaders to Layout

Determines a scaling factor for the multileader based on the scaling in the model space and paper space viewports.

Specify Scale

Specifies the scale for the multileader.

Content Tab

Multileader Type

Determines whether the multileader contains text or a block.

When the multileader contains MTEXT, the following options are available.

Text Options

Controls the appearance of the text for the multileader.

Default Text

Sets default text for the multileader content. The [...] button launches the MTEXT In Place Editor.

Text Style

Lists the available text styles.

Text Style Button

Displays the Text Style Dialog Box where you can create or modify text styles.

Text 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 multileader text.

Always Left Justify

Specifies that the multileader text is always left justified.

Frame Text Check Box

Frames the multileader text content with a text box.

Leader Connection

Controls the leader connection settings of the multileader.

Horizontal Attachment

Inserts the leader to the left or right of the text content. A horizontal attachment includes a landing line between the text and the leader.

Left Attachment

Controls the attachment of the landing line to the multileader text when the text is to the right of the leader.

Right Attachment

Controls the attachment of the landing line to the multileader text when the text is to the left of the leader.

Landing Gap

Specifies the distance between the landing line and the multileader text.

Vertical Attachment

Inserts the leader at the top or bottom of the text content. A vertical attachment does not include a landing line between the text and the leader.

Top Attachment

Attaches the leader to the top center of the text content. Click the drop-down to insert an overline between the leader attachment and the text content.

Bottom Attachment

Attaches the leader to the bottom of the text content. Click the drop-down to insert an underline between the leader attachment and the text content.

When the multileader contains a block, the following options are available.

Block Options

Controls the properties of block content in a multileader object.

Source block

Specifies the block used for multileader content.

Attachment

Specifies the way the block is attached to the multileader object. You can attach the block by specifying the insertion point of the block or the center point of the block.

Color

Specifies the color of the multileader block content. ByBlock is selected by default. The Block color control in the MLEADERSTYLE Content tab only takes effect if the object color included in the block is set to ByBlock.

Scale

Specifies the scale of the block upon insertion. For example, if the block is a 1 inch square and the scale specified is 0.5000, then the block is inserted as a 1/2 inch square.

Preview

Displays a preview image of the style being modified.

Learn About Multiline Styles

Click the link or information icon to learn more about multileaders and multileader styles.