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Font with material thickness symbol

Question asked by Sandy Scott on Apr 23, 2018
Latest reply on Apr 23, 2018 by Sandy Scott



My company draws to BS 8888 and I'm trying to find an easy way to include the thickness symbol in a drawing note.

BS8888 thickness.png

I know I can create a png image and insert this into drawing, but I can't insert it into the note, or even attach it to a specific view (so it moves when you move the view). It also behaves really weirdly with regards to selection and copy/paste.


Ideally I'd like to find a font so I can insert it using the character map option in the Symbol Library dialog (which appears when you're editing a note or dimension, and click on Add Symbol then More Symbols).


*image above is an excerpt from BS 8888:2017, pages 42 & 43