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Flag notes on drawings?

S1monS1mon Member Posts: 1,057 PRO
Is there a way to add balloons (circular, square, triangular, etc.) to automatically numbered notes (and keep the alignment and line spacing looking ok)?

Can it be be at least as good as what’s in Solidworks?
https://hawkridgesys.com/blog/flag-notes-clearly-communicate-important-drawing-notes

Answers

  • shawn_crockershawn_crocker Member, OS Professional Posts: 558 PRO
    All the years I used solidworks I somehow missed this ability.  As I do in onshape, I always made a general table with my notes and then placed a note or callout on an item and manually typed in a note number.  I appreciate what improvements onshape is making to drawings but it seems like they are sort of slipping by the wayside on some of the more critical stuff.  Like decreased loading times and overall performance.  I get the feeling sometimes that the way drawings work is not very flexible for them to improve upon.  Or they are subtly indicating there is a better way to communicate design intent then creating a 2d drawing.
  • Ben_BrownBen_Brown Member Posts: 11
    ...Or they are subtly indicating there is a better way to communicate design intent then creating a 2d drawing.
    Except that Onshape doesn't have MDB capabilities yet. Perhaps they're putting all their time into that. Unfortunately MDB will never be able to replace 2D drawings for manually produced parts. Every local shop I work with still wants 2D drawings.

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