Insert Scale Bar
This function draws scale bars both for horizontal and vertical scales. A number of options have been added enabling you to control the details for how horizontal and vertical scale is to be drawn. The dialog box has a graphical area at the top. This graphical area displays what the selected setup for the scale bar looks like.
Run the function from:
MOUS_ICO Toolbar: Not available from the Toolbar
MOUS_ICO Menu: Novapoint > Drawing Layouts > Insert Scale Bar
KEYB_ICO Command Line: Not available from the command line
The dialog box Scale bar Setup, Hor. scale 1:1000 will pop up.
Hor. scale bar
Sets the horizontal scale bar active for drawing.
Vert. scale bar
Sets the vertical scale bar active for drawing.
Scale bar color
This function enables you to define the color of the actual lines and boxes of the scale bar. By clicking on this box, AutoCAD's standard dialog box for color will appear.
If the box in front of the text is filled, the scale bar will be split into two horizontally. If the box is empty, the scale bar is drawn as one box.
The dialog box Fonts for the selection of another font or font size.
Here it is possible to select layer names for Text and Figures. Type the layer name in the edit box or select an existing one from the list under the button.
Scale bar length
To set the length of the Scale bar.
Scale bar height
To set the height of the Scale bar.
Step length/Divide first step in
To decide how the steps shall look in the Scale bar.
Ok - Draw
If you have selected Ok - Draw, the command prompts for:
Insert point: <0.00,0.00,0.00> : Specify point.
Here you can also use regular AutoCAD Object Snap functions to pick a point in the drawing.