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Leader Attachment Points for Tags
« on: July 06, 2017, 08:36:03 am »
Searched for a way to control this only to find a bunch of old threads saying there isn't a way to change the default of the attachment points from the middle of the extents of the elements in the tag. Saw a trick mentioned of using invisible lines but that would be the same on either side of the tag. I'm looking for upper left and lower right attachment points.

Has this option become available?
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Re: Leader Attachment Points for Tags
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2017, 11:10:18 am »
I was under the assumption that it was the reference plane which determined the origin of the tag leader lines
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Re: Leader Attachment Points for Tags
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2017, 11:17:22 am »
Just tested it and it is the ref plane origin which determines leader line placement
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Re: Leader Attachment Points for Tags
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2017, 12:23:34 pm »
Not according to what I am seeing. The attachment points are the middle of the extents of each side. Try playing around with the leader and watch how it dances around the text. The reference lines may come into play if you move the label away from the origin. You also have to keep in mind that if the reference planes have moved, the origin does not move with them, even if they define origin. The origin is hard coded and cannot be moved.
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Re: Leader Attachment Points for Tags
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2017, 04:16:09 am »
Ahhh, I did that now and what I'm seeing is the leader line always point to the origin, but uses the tag extents as a sort of clipping boundary
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