UCS Icon Dialog Box
Quick Reference

Controls the style, visibility, and location of the UCS icon.

Access Methods


 Ribbon: View tab Coordinates panel Display UCS icon
 Menu: View Display UCS Icon OnNot available in menus in the current workspace
 Command entry: ucsicon

List of Options

The following options are displayed.

UCS Icon Style

Specifies display of either the 2D or the 3D UCS icon and its appearance.


Displays a 2D icon without a representation of the Z axis.


Displays a 3D icon.

Line Width

Controls the line width of the UCS icon if the 3D UCS icon is selected.


Displays a preview of the UCS icon in model space.

UCS Icon Size

Controls the size of the UCS icon as a percentage of viewport size. The default value is 50, and the valid range is from 5 to 95. Note that the size of the UCS icon is proportional to the size of the viewport in which it is displayed.

UCS Icon Color

Controls the colors of the UCS icon in model space viewports and in layout tabs.

Model Space Icon Color

Controls the color of the UCS icon in model space viewports.

Apply Single Color

Applies the selected Model space icon color to the 2D UCS icons in Model space.

Layout Tab Icon Color

Controls the UCS icon color in layout tabs.