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Text Size in NX1872 Modeling

Text Size in NX1872 Modeling

Text Size in NX1872 Modeling

We have a spot file which is basically a whole lot of points with ID numbers. When I go to Preferences > Visualization > View -- Decorations, and set Names and Borders to "Work View", it will show all of their ID Numbers.

Is there any way to make that text a little bigger?

These days my eyes get tired as the day goes on and dont focus as well, even using my glasses. It would help if the text was larger. 8's and 3's are starting to look too much alike when there are a lot of them.

My brain is like a sponge. A sopping wet sponge. When I use it, I seem to lose more than I soak in.

RE: Text Size in NX1872 Modeling

If it's screen generated text, not note features in the model, yes there is a way to make all screen generated objects larger. I can't recall the exact place to find it, but it should be under some sort of display preference or something.

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RE: Text Size in NX1872 Modeling

I'm running NX1961 ( which is a patch on the December 2020 release, also named 1953...)
it has in the same dialog , same page/tab settings for the font and the font size of these names.

In NX12 this is a bit quirkier, ( the below works, there might be different methods but this is the one I came to remember.)
Visualization Preferences - View/Screen - Calibrate - ( keep the lock setting) then drag to the right, test with Apply.


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RE: Text Size in NX1872 Modeling

Thank you very much. The calibration did the trick.

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