Detail Options
KeyCreator \ Detail \ Settings \ Options \ Detail-Options

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Location: Detail>Settings>Options

The attributes for detail entities are set through the Detail Options dialog box, shown below with all nodes collapsed.

The text below describes the buttons that appear along the bottom of the dialog for all panes.

OK

Click this button to save the settings in the .ckd file and close the dialog.

(APPLY)

This button appears OK and Cancel only when you are in generic edit mode. Click this button to apply the current settings to the entity being edited and to keep the dialog open.

Cancel

Click this button to close the dialog without saving the settings.

Help

Click this button to enter online Help.

Save

Click this button to save all the detail options to a KXL script file. Then you can run the created KXL file just as any macro is run. When run, it sets the detail attributes to match those that were exported.

Import

Click this button to import legacy 'DIM' files. Also, click it to load the new KXL files that hold detail options information. Locate the file you intend to load through the browse box that appears.

 

The following describes the remaining buttons on the Dimensions pane.

Set Individual Dimension Types To Use the Dimensions Common Options

Clears all local-use check boxes on the local panes so that all dimensions use the common options (which are the first 6 settings listed under Dimensions in the Detail>Options tree.)

Get from Existing Entity

If you already have dimensions on the currently displayed part, this button allows you to use these to set common options for that part.

Get from Annotations

Makes all the applicable options the same as those of Annotations dimensions

Get from ArcLength

Makes all the applicable options the same as those of arc length dimensions

Get from Circular

Makes all the applicable options the same as those of circular dimensions

Get from Linear

Makes all the applicable options the same as those of linear dimensions

Get from Ordinate

Makes all the applicable options the same as those of ordinate dimensions

 

The following describes the remaining buttons on the Annotations pane.

Get from Existing Entity

If you already have dimensions on the currently displayed part, this button allows you to use these to set default settings for that part.  

Get from Dimensions

Makes all the applicable options the same as those of Dimensions.

For explanations on how to use the Detail Options dialog, and related functions, to apply detail options to detail entities, click Using Detail Options.

For explanations of the subnode panes of this dialog, click the respective link on the image below.