ProE/ Creo Drawing options (.DTL file/ command explanations) – 4

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.

Gtol_Dim_Placement

Specifies the location of the GTOL feature control frame when it is attached to the dimension that contains additional text.

Gtol_Display_Style

Sets the display style of profile GTOLS as per the ASME Y14.41 standard.

Gtol_Lead_Trail_Zeros

Controls the display of trailing and leading zeroes in GTOLS.

New_Iso_Set_Datums

Controls the set datum’s display according to ISO standards.

Set_Datum_Triangle_Display

Controls the display of datum triangles in drawings. i.e. Open or filled triangle.

Stacked_Gtol_Align

Controls the alignment of the control frame compartments for stacked/ composite geometric tolerances.

2D_Region_Columns_Fit_Text

With this setting “ON”, repeat region tables automatically adjusts the width to to fit the text.

Dash_Supp_Dims_In_Region

Controls the display of dimensions in Pro/REPORT repeat regions.

Def_Bom_Balloons_Attachment

Sets the default attachment type for unmodified/ newly created BOM balloons.

Def_Bom_Balloons_Edge_Att_Sym

Sets the default leader head arrow type of BOM balloons attached to Edges.

Def_Bom_Balloons_Snap_Lines

Specifies whether snap lines are created around the views when showing BOM balloons.

Def_Bom_Balloons_Stagger_Value

Specifies the distance between successive offset lines when BOM balloons are displayed in a staggered manner.

Def_Bom_Balloons_Surf_Att_Sym

Sets the default leader head arrow type of BOM balloons attached to surfaces.

Def_Bom_Balloons_View_Offset

Specifies the default offset distance of BOM balloons from respective view boundaries.

Default_Bom_Balloon_Type

Sets the default type of BOM balloon. i.e. Simple or with quantity. Does not affect existing balloons.

Default_Table_Column_Width

Specifies the default width of the columns of a table.

Default_Table_Columns

Specifies the default number of columns for a new drawing table.

Default_Table_Row_Height

Specifies the default height of the rows of a table.

Default_Table_Rows

Specifies the default number of rows for a new drawing table.

Min_Dist_Between_Bom_Balloons

Sets the default minimum distance between BOM balloons.

Model_Digits_In_Region

Controls the number of digits of values that are displayed in two dimensional repeat regions.

Reference_Bom_Balloon_Text

Determines the text displayed in reference BOM  balloons.

Show_Dim_Sign_In_Tables

Controls the display of negative values in drawing tables for features/items with negative values in Family Table.

Zero_Quantity_Cell_Format

Controls the display of reaper regions cells that contain zero quantity.

Ignore_Model_Layer_Status

Model layer status is applied to the whole drawing if this option is set to “NO”. Individual view layer status can not be controlled in this setting.

Model_Grid_Balloon_Display

On/ off the display of circle around the model grid text.

Model_Grid_Balloon_Size

Determines the size of the model grid balloon.

Model_Grid_Neg_Prefix

Sets the prefix ( – or *) for negative values shown in model grid balloons.

Model_Grid_Num_Dig_Display

Sets the default decimal places for the model grid value.

Model_Grid_Offset

Sets the default offset of new model grid balloons in drawing views.

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