TechDraw ExtensionCustomizeFormat

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TechDraw ExtensionCustomizeFormat

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Customize Format Label
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also


The TechDraw ExtensionCustomizeFormat tool customizes the formatting of a balloon text or dimension text. GD&T symbols and other special characters can be added.

The Customize Format task panel


  1. Select a Balloon object or a Dimension object.
  2. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
    • Press the Customize format label button.
    • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Customize format label option from the menu.
  3. The Customize Format task panel opens.
  4. Edit the Format field using the available task panel buttons and/or the keyboard.
  5. The Preview field shows the result of the current formatting.
  6. Press the OK button.