Point Names - Annotated Plan

This tab is used to control point Names text. It can turn it on/off, set the font, colour and style of the text to be generated.

Point Names
This check box allows the user to turn on or off the point Names text.

Note that the Point Names text is generated and inserted into the job just like any other piece of text. It can then be edited and altered at will.

This can also be turned on/off from the ‘Annotate Plan’ tab.

Note: When the points are changed the Point Names text will NOT be updated. You must select the Annotated Plan option and re-generate the Point Names text.

Select the target layer on which the text will be placed. Press the [...] button to create a new layer.

Note that the text may be generated (ByLayer) using the font, text size and colour of the layer it is placed on. This allow you to easily change the size, font or colour of all the generated text by directly changing the layer attributes.

Select the colour of the text or select ‘*ByLayer’ if you want the bearing text to use the same colour as the layer text.

Select the font of the text or select ‘*ByLayer’ if you want the bearing text to use the same font as the layer text.

Select the text size in mm for the text, leave this field blank if you want the text to use the same text size as the layer text.

Tick the bock if you want Bold text.

Tick the box if you want Italic text.

Tick the box if you want Underlined text.

Enter an angle for the text 0-360 degrees

Draw Point Code
Select from one of these
Vertical Offset
Enter the text offset in mm from a line from the point at the selected angle. A value of 0.0 will draw the text through the middle of the line, a positive value will offset the text above the line, a negative value will offset the text below the line.