Insert Annotation dialog box
 
 
 

Use this dialog box to select an annotation template, and specify insert properties.

To insert annotation

Click Annotate tabMap Annotation panelInsert. At the Command prompt, enter mapanninsert.

Annotation Template

Select an annotation template to use when inserting annotation into your drawing.

Basic/Advanced

Click to specify insertion information.

Insert Options

Insertion Point

Specify the annotation insertion location. 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 when inserting annotation. 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)).

Insert Properties

Layer

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

Linetype

Select a linetype for the annotation. 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.

Match

Click to copy the insertion options and properties from an annotation already in the drawing.