Objects that are commonly used to annotate drawings have a property called . When the Annotative property for these objects is turned on (set to Yes), these objects are called annotative objects
When you add annotations to your drawing, you can turn on the property for those objects. These annotative objects are scaled based on the current setting and are automatically displayed at the correct size
You can minimize the steps to annotate a drawing by using annotative styles.
Use text for notes and labels in your drawing. You create annotative text by using an annotative text style, which sets the height of the text on the paper.
You can create dimensions for measurements in your drawing through annotative dimension styles.
Leaders and are used to add call outs to your drawings. You can create leaders through an annotative dimension style and multileaders through an annotative multileader style.
If you want to use geometric objects to annotate your drawing, combine the objects into an annotative block definition.
Use an annotative hatch to symbolically represent material such as sand, concrete, steel, earth, etc.