ProE/ Creo Drawing options (.DTL file/ command explanations) – 3

Below are the commands/ syntaxes that control the behavior of the ProE/ Creo drawing. It has a .dtl extension and can be opened and edited using any standard text editor like notepad. The explanations of these commands can be found on the other pages of this website. You can also use the Google search box to find the help topic.

To know how to change the value of these commands see Modifying drawing options.

Dual_Metric_Dim_Show_Fractions

Sets the metric dimensions to be fractional when primary units are fractional.

Dual_Secondary_Units

Sets the secondary unit for dual dimensioning.

Iso_Ordinate_Delta

Controls display of offset between an ordinate dimension line and the witness line.

Lead_Trail_Zeros

Controls the display of leading and trailing zeros for dimensions, floating parameters and notes etc..

Lead_Trail_Zeros_Scope

Sets whether Lead_Trail_Zeros is only for dimensions of for all. i.e notes, parameters etc.

Ord_Dim_Standard

Sets the standard for ordinate dimensions display. (Ansi, ISO, JIS etc)

Radial_Dimension_Display

Controls the display of radial dimensions per ISO, ASME, JIS standards.

Use_Major_Units

Forces fractional dimensions to display as feet inch if set to yes. Not applicable for metric dimensions.

Witness_Line_Delta

Controls the extension of the witness line from the dimension leader arrow.

Witness_Line_Intersection

On / off intersection witness line for all newly created dimension that has an intersection as reference.

Witness_Line_Offset

Sets the distance of the witness line from the dimension reference point/ edge to the dimension leader arrow.

Default_Font

Sets the default font type for dimensions, notes etc.

Arrow_Style

Sets the default arrow style for dimensions, detailed arrow notes etc.

Default_Leader_Arrow_Style

Sets the default arrow style/ attachment style for notes, Gtols etc that uses leaders.

Dim_Dot_Box_Style

Sets the arrow style display of dots and boxes (Only for leaders of linear dimensions).

Draw_Arrow_Length

Sets the length of the leader line arrow for dimensions, notes etc.

Draw_Arrow_Width

Sets the width of the leader line arrow for dimensions, notes etc.

Draw_Attach_Sym_Height

Sets the height of attachment for leader line integral signs, boxes and slashes.

Draw_Attach_Sym_Width

Sets the width of attachment for leader line integral signs, boxes and slashes.

Draw_Dot_Diameter

Sets the diameter of the dot attachment of notes, Gtols etc.

Leader_Elbow_Length

Sets the length of horizontal line of leader type dimensions, notes, Gtols etc.

Leader_Extension_Font

Determines the font for leader extension lines of notes, surface finish symbols, and symbols.

Set_Datum_Leader_Length

Sets the default length of the leader line for datum displays in a drawing.

Axis_Interior_Clipping

If set to NO, only outer ends of the axis display can be adjusted. If set to YES both inner and outer ends can be adjusted.

Axis_Line_Offset

Set the default linear axis length (extensions) beyond its both associative ends/edges.

Circle_Axis_Offset

Set the default circular axis length (extensions) beyond its both associative ends/edges.

Radial_Pattern_Axis_Circle

Example: Displays pitch circle for a radial / circular pattern.

Asme_Dtm_On_Dia_Dim_Gtol

Determines the placement of a set datum when attached to a diameter dimension.

Gtol_Datum_Placement_Default

Determines the location of set datum when attached to a GTOL control frame.

Gtol_Datums

Determines the display style of reference datums in drawings.

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