Note Entity Editor Attributes

Notes can be edited by selecting a note in the Results Browser then changing the attributes in the Entity Editor.


The ID of the note.
Restriction: This field is not editable.
Activate/deactivate the check box to turn the display of the note on/off in the modeling window.
Click in the field to change the label of the note.
Display the Note Text dialog. You can update the note text in the Description box by entering text directly, or by selecting a field name clicking Insert Field. You can also enter a Templex expression directly into the Description box.
Allows you to change the position of the note.
Attach Type
Select the anchoring method for note using the drop-down menu:
  • Window (*Default)
  • Entity
  • Coordinates
Once attached, notes can be positioned anywhere in the window.


Display the Font Selector dialog, which allows you to select the font type, font style, and font size.
Select a note color.
Align Text
Select the text alignment (within the note box) from the drop-down menu:
  • Left
  • Center
  • Right
Fill Color
Select a fill color for the note box. You must remove the check mark from the Fill Transparency option in order to select a fill color.
Fill Transparency
Remove the color from the note box and make it transparent against the window.
Border Color
Select a border color.
Border Thickness
Select the border line thickness for the note box from the drop-down menu:
  • 0 (no border)
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
Select the outline shape of the note:
  • Rectangle
  • Circle
  • Ellipse
Note: This is option is only available only in the Entity Editor (it is not available in the Notes panel).


Move to Entity
Position the note at the attachment location.
Note: This option is disabled if Window has been selected from the Attach To drop-down menu.
Activating the Move to entity check box will automatically override the Anchor to Screen option (if activated).
Auto Hide
Hide the note box when the entity that the note is attached to is not visible on the screen.
Screen Anchor
Keep the note stationary during animation or when manipulating the model view (rotating, zooming, etc.).
Note: This option is disabled if Window has been selected from the Attach To drop-down menu.