Callouts

Callouts

ExactFlat Callouts are annotations that contain information linked to data within the ExactFlat part or assembly document. Callout information can be customized using ExactFlat Callout Templates . Callout styles can be customized using SolidWorks Note Style Templates . Callouts in drawings are dynamically updated whenever an associated part or assembly document is updated.
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  • Piece Callouts

ExactFlat Piece Callouts  allow the user to assign linked annotations to Model Pieces and Pattern Pieces in drawings.  Piece Callouts are linked to Model Pieces and Pattern Pieces  in the SolidWorks part document.

  • Material Callouts

ExactFlat Material Callouts  allow the user to assign linked annotations to pieces and hardware features in drawings.  The callout is linked to features in the  SolidWorks part document.

  • Notch Callouts

ExactFlat Notch Callouts   allow the user to assign linked annotations to pieces and hardware features in drawings.  The callout is linked to notch features in the  SolidWorks part document.

  • Edge Callouts

ExactFlat Edge Callouts    allow the user to assign linked annotations to pieces and hardware features in drawings.  The callout is linked to features in the  SolidWorks part document.

  • Callout Templates

Callout Templates allow you to create custom lists of annotations that can be attached to model geometry in drawings.  Callouts are comprised of a Tag and an ExactFlat Property.  Callout Tags can be used to describe the information in the callout:

The ExactFlat Properties will list the feature parameter value in the callout.
  • EdgeName: Edge Name specified in edge properties.
  • EdgeType: This indicates whether this edge is a seam, hem, bound or raw edge.
  • EdgeFeature: Edge Feature Name (Seam Type) specified in Edge Properties.
  • EdgeLength: Length of the edge group that this edge belongs to.
  • PieceLabel: Name of this piece.  This can be defined in Piece Creator , the Material Tool or by renaming the SolidWorks bodies.
  • PieceConfiguration: Name of the configuration of the piece.
  • PieceMaterial: Material of the piece in this configuration.
  • PieceConstraints: Nesting constraints for this piece.
  • MaterialConfiguration: Name of the configuration for this material.
  • MaterialItemNumber: Item number for this material.
  • MaterialQty: Quantity of material for this feature.