DriveWorks Pro 17: Position DimXpert Annotation [send feedback...]

Position DimXpert Annotation - SOLIDWORKS PowerPack

The Position DimXpert Annotation Generation Task will position a DimXpert annotation relative to the model space.

For this Task to work correctly it is advised to use the Zoom To Fit Generation Task.

Properties

Property NameDescription
(Name)The unique name for this task.
Annotation NameThe name of the DimXpert annotation to position.
Relative X PositionMoves the dimension to a position relative to the total visible model space. Specify a decimal percentage i.e. 0.5 for 50%.
Relative Y PositionMoves the dimension to a position relative to the total visible model space. Specify a decimal percentage i.e. 0.5 for 50%.
View NameThe name of the view that the annotation will be moved relative too. If no view is specified the current active view will be used.

To find the View name and the DimXpert annotation name navigate to the DimXpert tab in the SOLIDWORKS Manager Pane.

Example

When this task is added the properties are Static by default. See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Annotation Name"Width4"Width4This is the name of the DimXpertAnnotation that will be positioned.
Relative X Position0.10.1This will move the annotation 10% of the visible area in the X direction.
Relative Y Position0.60.6This will move the annotation 60% of the visible area in the Y direction.
View Name"View1"View1This is the name of the view that the annotations will be moved on.

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