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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2012 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2012 by Curtis Waguespack

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Editing Styles and Standards

As it does with color, material, lighting, and sheet-metal styles in the modeling environment, the Drawing Manager makes heavy use of XML-based styles. The basic framework of drawing styles is no different from those in the modeling environment. Drawing style settings are viewed and edited using the Style And Standard Editor dialog box. They can be shared among a workgroup via the library that contains the modeling styles, and they can be imported and exported as stand-alone XML files.

Drawing styles differentiate themselves from modeling styles more in concept than in practice, however, and the drawing styles themselves are a collection of drafting rules that include the following and many more:

  • Dimension styles ...

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