How to make linestyles to use annotation scale in a model.MicroStation XM edition has a Model Property setting, Line Style Scale- Use Annotation Scale. However, there is no Annotation lock toggle suchas that available in the Place text dialog when placing lines.With this in mind, is it possible for some linestyles in a model to usethe Annotation scale and others to remain independent of it?Such a scenario would be particularly useful for instance inarchitecture where a brick linestyle is used it should always remain thesame size but a boundary linestyle should scale with the annotation.Product: MicroStation V8 XM EditionVersion: 08.09.02.52Area: Line Styles
Linestyle scale can be made totally independent or removed from theAnnotation Scale by use of a new setting available in MicroStation XMCustom linestyles. From the LineStyle Editor (Element>Linestyles>Edit)select Edit>Physical. When this is ticked on the An notation Scale willhave no effect on that linestyle.From the Help Menu;Edit > PhysicalIf on, prevents the Global Line Style Scale and the Annotation Scalefactors from being applied.This setting is recommended for cases in which a line style represents afixed-size, real-world object, such as a railroad track or painted roadmarkers. Turning this setting off is recommended for a cosmetic linestyle such as a centerline or a hidden line.