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FARO Zone

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FARO® Knowledge Base

Create a Custom Form

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Overview

FARO Zone 3D comes with pre-loaded form templates, but you can create your own in order to fulfill specific requirements.

Details

  1. Open the HOME ribbon and make sure the project measurement units are set to inches and the project is in 2D mode.
  2. On the DRAW/EDIT ribbon, click the Rectangle tool .
  3. Use the Rectangle window to draw a rectangle with the appropriate form dimensions. Usually, this is an 8.5x11-inch rectangle. 
  4. You can add existing form templates by clicking the Template option https://knowledge.faro.com/@api/deki/files/13546/FZ_3D_Form_b.png?origin=mt-web in the POWER TOOLS ribbon or import images with the Import option  on the HOME ribbon.
    Note: You can create your own form templates by drawing lines and rectangles, and using the text tool.
  5. When the form is ready, click Forms   on the POWER TOOLS ribbon and click Create Form .
  6. A green rectangle appears and represents the area of your form where your diagram will be displayed. Move and size the rectangle appropriately.
  7. When you are satisfied with your form, click Save  in the Forms  menu.

Using a Custom Form

  1. When you have finished a 2D diagram, open the Forms  menu on the POWER TOOLS ribbon.
  2. Select your custom form, and the current project diagram will be automatically inserted in the form.
  3. To edit form text, click a text box and enter the new text in the Text field.

    Note: If a collection of text boxes are grouped together, you will have to separate them by pressing Explode in the text properties window before you can edit a text box.