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Creating Labels

Use the Label Tools to draw an arrow with text attached to it.

There are two types of labels:

One Segment Label

Two Segment Label

  1. Select a Label Tool.

    The Label tab appears in DesignCentral.

  2. Click the place where the label line will start.

    As you move the cursor, a line shows the direction in which you are moving.

  3. If you are creating a two segment label, click to define the point where the first segment ends and the second segment begins.
  4. Click the point where the label will end.
  5. Type the label text in the DesignCentral field and press Tab or Enter.
  6. In DesignCentral, adjust the following parameters:

    Specifies the Font and Font Style to be used.

    Specifies the Font Size of the used.



    Determines the Arrow Type to be used in the label line.


    Opens the Advanced Settings dialog box.

  7. In the Advanced Settings dialog box, adjust the following parameters:

    Border Text

    When checked, a box encloses the label text.

    Sets the arrow Height (length).

    Sets the arrow Width.

  8. When finished, click OK.

See Also

Working with Measurements and Labels

Measuring Distances

Creating Dimensioning Lines

Automatically Dimensioning Objects

Dimensioning to Page

Editing Dimension Lines