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To Define Annotation Orientation by Named Orientation
1. On the Annotate tab, in the Annotation Planes group, click the dialog box launcher . The ANNOTATION PLANE MANAGER dialog box opens.
2. Click New. The ANNOTATION PLANE DEFINITION dialog box opens.
3. Click Named Model Orientation and select a named orientation from the list. The active annotation grid plane is displayed in green and shows the default viewing and text directions. The text direction is the direction in which you read the text.
4. Click Flip next to Viewing Direction to flip the viewing direction and the text direction of the annotation.
5. In the Text Rotation box, type a value for the angle of text rotation or select from the list of most recently used values.
6. Click OK.