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Notes Parrallel to screen?


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Is there anyway to create 3d notes and dimensions when modelling that
stay parrallel to the screen. ProE creates them automatically for
holes, but how can they be create manually?


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What version of Pro/E? WF2: In the Placement section of the Note dialog there is a check box labeled "Place Note Flat to Screen". Don't know 'bout previous versions...


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Thanks, and yes, I am using Wildfire 2. However, I thought all the note
placement was now through an annotation feature, and the "flat to
screen" option always seems to be grayed out. Using the Edit - Setup -
Notes menu (I assume this is what you mean) instead allows the flat to
screen box to be checked.




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SW said:
... note placement was now through an annotation feature ...
To the best of my scant knowledge it's not possible to do a "flat to screen" annotation. I noticed that as soon as you activate the "Flat to" check box a warning is printed to the message window; "Notes created flat to screen cannot be added to annotation features, nor ...".