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Missed a balloon? Two ways to renumber

June 11th, 2019|

Renumber a missed balloon by dragging it up or down in the BoC, or open the Characteristics Properties and changing the CN (Characteristic Number) in the upper left corner to the appropriate number.

Need to Lock Down your Balloon Numbers?

May 7th, 2019|

No problem. Create a new revision and click the check box to lock the balloons so renumbering is disabled. Characteristic number 7, for example, will always be number 7 on this saved part.

Create a New Revision in a Few Clicks

May 7th, 2019|

Under TDP, click New Drawing Revision and then you can replace your drawing, already ballooned, with data with the new revision, thus preserving the data. Just modify what has changed on that revision. Plus you [...]

Auto Sub balloon Places

May 7th, 2019|

On the Drawing menu, select to automatically sub balloon places, such as 4X Diameter .234 will automatically populate 4 sub balloons, so when you enter the actuals, you will know exactly which diameter may be [...]

Exclude images globally

March 14th, 2019|

To remove images from an inspection sheet export, click the menu item BoC / Exclude Image Requirements. To add an image to a selected characteristic (like a weld callout), open the Characteristic Properties for that [...]

Change tolerances quickly

March 14th, 2019|

If you ballooned a print with incorrect tolerance, select the items to change in the BoC (Bill of Characteristics) and right-click and set to the new tolerances established in the Default Precision and Tolerances under [...]