Create drawings from models (Creo Elements/Direct Annotation) > Standard view settings
Standard view settings
You can set the following default values for standard views (depending on the type of view). Click File > Settings > View 2D > View Settings and then expand Standard in the Default Settings browser. Most of the settings are intuitive and have a good description in the default settings browser, but it may be helpful to review the linked topics below.
Creo Elements/Direct Annotation applies Standard view settings to other view types if there is no view type specific setting available.
View Label
Name Format
Name Format Dependent Views
Label Style
Text Style
View Name
Label includes View Name
Name of Front Views
Text Type Std
Name of Front Views
Name of Back Views
Name of Right Views
Name of Left Views
Name of Top Views
Name of Bottom Views
Text Type Iso
Name of Isometric Views
Text Type Gen
Name of General Views
Unique Scope
View Scale
Label includes scale setting
Scale Prefix
Scale Case
Format of Scale
Type of Brackets
Add Symmetry and Centerlines
You can set Creo Elements/Direct Annotation to create symmetry and centerlines on cylindrical or conical faces automatically. Creo Elements/Direct Annotation will add the geometry in the update process. The options are:
Setting a view View functions will override this option.
In the illustration of a standard view on the left below, the view label is in green; it is in lower case, and its position is Below. To the right, the label color is blue; it is in upper case; position is Above, and the scale is included.