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Working with Multileader in TrueCAD IntelliCAD

Draws a line, or sequence of lines, for controlled placement of multiline text or a block. A multileader typically has an arrowhead at its starting point and multiline text (or a block) at its ending point, with the leader line or curve in between with a horizontal landing.

Specify leader arrowhead location or [leader arrowHead first/Landing first/Content first/Options]

(Options): To create a multileader by specifying the arrowhead point first, choose arrowHead first. To create a multileader by specifying the landing point first, choose Landing first. To create a multileader by specifying the content first (enter the multiline text or select a block), choose Content first. To specify options for the multileader before creating it, such as type, maximum points and more, choose Options.

To create a multileader that includes multiline text

Specify leader arrowhead location or [leader Landing first/Content first/Options] : Select the start point of the leader.

Specify next point of mleader or [End] : Select the next point of the leader. You can continue to specify additional points for the leader if the maximum number of points is greater than. To stop selecting points, press Enter.

In the Multiline Text editor that displays, enter the text for the multileader. To finish entering text, click outside the mutliline text editor, or press Esc and then choose Yes to save your text.

To create a multileader that includes a block

Specify leader arrowhead location or [leader Landing first/Content first/Options] : Choose Options, choose Content Type, then choose Block.

Enter block name: Type the name of the block to include at the end of the multileader, then press Enter.

Enter an option [Leader type/leader lAnding/Content type/Maxpoints/First angle/Second angle/eXit options] : Choose eXit.

Specify leader arrowhead location or [leader Landing first/Content first/Options] : Select the start point of the leader.

Specify next point of mleader or [End] : Select the next point of the leader. You can continue to specify additional points for the leader. To stop selecting points, press Enter.

To create a multileader that doesnt include multiline text or a block

Specify leader arrowhead location or [leader Landing first/Content first/Options] : Choose Options, choose Content Type, then choose None.

Enter an option [Leader type/leader lAnding/Content type/Maxpoints/First angle/Second angle/eXit options] : Choose eXit.

Specify leader arrowhead location or [leader Landing first/Content first/Options] : Select the start point of the leader.

To specify options for a multileader before creating it

Specify leader arrowhead location or [leader Landing first/Content first/Options] : Choose Options.

Enter an option [Leader type/leader lAnding/Content type/Maxpoints/First angle/Second angle/eXit options] : Choose from the following:

Leader type Select whether the leader line type is straight, a spline, or has no leader line.

leader lAnding Select whether to include a landing line horizintally between the leader and text or block content.

Content type Select whether a multileader with this style contains multiline text, a block, or none.

Maxpoints Select to enter the number of maximum points for the leader line.

First angle Select to specify the constraint angle of the first line segment.

Second angle Select to specify the constraint angle of the second line segment.

Enter an option [Leader type/leader lAnding/Content type/Maxpoints/First angle/Second angle/eXit options] : Choose eXit, then continue creating the multileader.