Properties Panel (Draftsman)

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Parent page: Draftsman Panels

The Properties panel
The Properties panel


The Properties panel is used to edit properties of a Draftsman document. The panel provides editing access to the detailed properties of objects that have been placed in the drawing document.

Panel Access

The panel is accessed in the following ways:

  • Click View » Workspace Panels » Draftsman » Properties.
  • Double-click on an open and placed drawing view.
  • Select the drawing view and choose Item Properties from the right-click menu.
  • Click the button at the bottom-right of the work area.

Content and Use

You can select an object or view to see its properties in the panel. The panel automatically changes its mode and content to match the selected drawing view or object.

Use to open/close the region listed to the left of the arrows.

Each mode of the panel is explained in the following sections.

Board Views


Special Signs

​Layer Stack Legend


Drawing Tools



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