Define Annotation Template dialog box
 
 
 

Use this dialog to define or change the text and graphic elements, default properties, and insertion options of annotation templates.

To define an annotation template

To delete all annotation based on a selected annotation template

Click Annotate tabMap Annotation panelDefine Template. At the Command prompt, enter mapanntemplate.

Annotation Template

Template Name

Select an annotation template.

New

Create a new annotation template.

Copy

Copy the selected annotation template with a new name.

Rename

Rename the selected annotation template.

Delete

Delete the selected annotation template.

Default Properties

Layer

Select a layer for the annotation. Click to specify an expression.

Linetype

Select a linetype. Click to specify an expression.

Lineweight

Select a lineweight for the annotation. Click to specify an expression.

Color

Select a color for the annotation. Click to specify an expression.

Default Insertion Options

Insertion Point

Specify the annotation insertion location based on the selected template. Click to pick a point in the drawing, or click to specify an expression.

Scale

Specify the scale to use when inserting annotation based on the selected template. Click to pick points in the drawing, or click to specify an expression.

Rotation

Specify the rotation angle to use. Click to pick points in the drawing. These use the AUNITS system variable. Click to specify an expression. The resulting values use radians. Your expression can include a conversion from degrees to radians (divide the degree value by 360/(2*pi)).

Edit Template Contents

Specify the contents of the selected annotation template.