In certain scenarios too many symbols are gathered in a small area of the building, so the use of a leader is required. In each country, each company there can existing graphical representation of displaying this leader.

This is a short guide to help create custom leaders.


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Select specific tag to add a leader, go to Edit Type in properties

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The top parameter lists all different Leaderheads in the project

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To create custom arrowheads for the leaders, go to:

Manage → Additional Settings →Annotations →Arrowheads

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Duplicate the Arrowhead and name the new type.

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Select an Arrow styles

  • Diagonal

  • Arrow

  • Heavy end tick mark

  • Dot

  • Elevation target

  • Datum triangle

  • Box

  • Loop

In this example, the leader's head will be a relatively small, filled dot.

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Go back to the evacuation tag → Edit Type

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When the leader is enabled, it looks like this.

If the leader should be another colour, meaning the line and filled dot.

Go to Visibility/Graphical override

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Go to Annotation tab →Fire alarm Device Tags, change colour of the line.

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Result.