Mike Childers

Can someone please explain x/y coordinates in note parameters in drawings? (SW 2014)

Discussion created by Mike Childers on May 2, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 26, 2019 by Dan Pihlaja

I'm trying to uderstand how SW is coming up with the numbers for the x/y coordinates of notes.  Documentation says this parameter is x/y coordinates of the middle of a note.  In the standard D size sheet format for example, this line has an x coordinate value of about 29.


However, SW shows the x coordinate of the word "DRAWIN", for example, to be over 58"!  What?  I would like to be able to type in values for text in my title blocks to precisely align them, but these x/y numbers don't make any sense.  Am I missing something?  Can someone explain this to me?