LEADER
 
 
 

The following group codes apply to leader entities. In addition to the group codes described here, see Common Group Codes for Entities. For information about abbreviations and formatting used in this table, see Formatting Conventions in This Reference.

Leader group codes

Group code

Description

100

Subclass marker (AcDbLeader)

3

Dimension style name

71

Arrowhead flag: 0 = Disabled; 1 = Enabled

72

Leader path type: 0 = Straight line segments; 1 = Spline

73

Leader creation flag (default = 3):

0 = Created with text annotation

1 = Created with tolerance annotation

2 = Created with block reference annotation

3 = Created without any annotation

74

Hookline direction flag:

0 = Hookline (or end of tangent for a splined leader) is the opposite direction from the horizontal vector

1 = Hookline (or end of tangent for a splined leader) is the same direction as horizontal vector (see code 75)

75

Hookline flag: 0 = No hookline; 1 = Has a hookline

40

Text annotation height

41

Text annotation width

76

Number of vertices in leader (ignored for OPEN)

10

Vertex coordinates (one entry for each vertex)

DXF: X value; APP: 3D point

20, 30

DXF: Y and Z values of vertex coordinates

77

Color to use if leader's DIMCLRD =BYBLOCK

340

Hard reference to associated annotation (mtext, tolerance, or insert entity)

210

Normal vector

DXF: X value; APP: 3D vector

220, 230

DXF: Y and Z values of normal vector

211

“Horizontal” direction for leader

DXF: X value; APP: 3D vector

221, 231

DXF: Y and Z values of “horizontal” direction for leader

212

Offset of last leader vertex from block reference insertion point

DXF: X value; APP: 3D vector

222, 232

DXF: Y and Z values of offset

213

Offset of last leader vertex from annotation placement point

DXF: X value; APP: 3D vector

223, 233

DXF: Y and Z values of offset

Xdata belonging to the application ID "ACAD" follows a leader entity if any dimension overrides have been applied to this entity. See Dimension Style Overrides.