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Sketch Properties toolbar reference

Displays, applies, or changes the line color, linetype, and lineweight of selected, or newly created sketch geometry

The toolbar is available in 2D Sketch for parts, assemblies, and drawings, and in 3D Sketch for parts. It is available outside of sketch mode for parts and assemblies when you select a valid sketch object.

Access
Ribbon: clickSketch tab  Format panel  Sketch Properties. 

Color Control
Specifies the current line color to apply to newly created geometry, or displays the line color of selected geometry. The Color scheme that you select in Tools tab  Options panel  Application Options  Colors tab, sets the default color.Standard and custom colors are available for selection in the drop-down list. The Select option opens the Color dialog box to define custom colors and add them to the list. Custom colors are shown with RGB values.

Linetype Control
Specifies the linetype to apply to newly created sketch geometry or displays the linetype of selected geometry. The default linetype is Continuous.Linetype options are available for selection in the drop-down list. At the bottom of the list, Other opens the Select Line Type dialog box, where you can add linetypes to the list.

NOTE:To load an AutoCAD .lin file, click Load at the bottom of the Select Line Type dialog box. For more information, see Load Line Type (LIN file).

Lineweight Control
Specifies the actual line thickness to apply to newly created sketch geometry or displays the line weight of selected geometry. The default line weight is 0.010 in or 0.25 mm as set in Tools tab  Options panel  Document Settings Units tab.The line weight value represents the actual thickness of the line on paper. To specify how line weights display on the screen, see Document settings – Sketch tab.

Switches between the user-defined and default formats for the selected sketch. The default format displays when you select Formatting Toggle.

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