Balloon page allows you to make settings that
determine how balloons appear in various drawing types. A balloon is a number
that marks an item in a panel layout or other type of drawing. The number
corresponds to that item's position in the bill of materials list.
|Balloon Numbering By
||Select whether the balloon numbering will be unique
across the entire project, across each installation or across each location.
There is also a selection
installation+location which allows balloon numbers to be duplicated if
either the installation or location is different.
|Remove All Balloons
||Removes all assigned balloon numbers in the project.
This will delete the balloons in the drawings and remove the item numbers from
the project database.
- Scale Balloon radius and text by page scale - Enable this if
you wish the balloon circle radius and text size to be scaled according the
page scale of the page on which the balloon is placed.
Display Separate Balloons for Quantified
Parts - Enable this if you wish the balloon to be displayed multiple
times for symbols that have a part number assigned with a quantity greater than
- Use balloon numbers from parts database - The user has the
ability to define a balloon number in the
Parts Database Manager. When this option is enabled,
whenever a part number is assigned, the corresponding balloon number is
automatically assigned as well.
When multiple balloons need to be stacked together,
uses the 2r value to determine the spacing for the balloons.
Thus, additional balloon(s) are placed (stacked) as shown below:
Circle and Ellipse balloons are stacked as shown below: