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What's your opinion about this wish?

Essential (5)
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48%
Important (4)
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39%
Average (3)
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7%
Not important (2)
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Not needed (1)
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By Laura Yanoviak
#166109
klaude wrote:Stop spending money on expensive marketing crap...
I REALLY doubt this is an issue. And I, for one, think GS marketing is more important than customizable arrowheads -- I would also doubt that one has anything to do with the other.
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By DaveOlufs
#181753
I asked about customizable arrowheads when I started back in 1997. That was one of the first things I wanted... Why? Because the default arrowheads were ugly but at the time one was stuck with ACs forced look. Things haven't changed much in 13 years.

It's hard to incorporate personality into AC drawings. Oh, but maybe you're not suppose to... what was I thinking. But look at the other things AC can do...
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By Brad Elliott
#245520
This is unbelievable. My cheap pdf mark up program that has nothing to do with CAD even has this option.
By SLByrne
#273410
DaveOlufs wrote:I asked about customizable arrowheads when I started back in 1997. That was one of the first things I wanted... Why? Because the default arrowheads were ugly but at the time one was stuck with ACs forced look.
I am a new user, and I agree!! The default arrowheads are ugly, and not even standard size. The first thing I wanted to do was to customize the arrowheads to the standard of length = 3 times the width. It's a shame we've had to beg for it for 20 years ..... and still not have a standard sized arrowhead. Seems like it should be so simple..............
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By John Dunham
#279836
Also, being able to have different types of heads at the ends of lines e.g slashes, circles, dots, etc. as well as different combinations e.g an arrow one end, a circle at the other, etc....this is so basic we shouldn't be asking for it...
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By Tomek Piatek
#300662
I don't really need to be able to customise the arrow heads themselves but it would be very helpful if we could have different arrow heads at the ends of lines. This would make creating certain types of annotations much easier and increase the power of the tool. For example, I could have a circle/dot at one end, to signify the start of a "path", and an arrow at the other end to show direction.

This would not be a big code change as we can already choose the arrow and specify whether we want it at one end of both ends. All that's needed is the ability to specify separate arrow styles for each end.

By the way, when it comes to software architecture, I think that it is very easy to look at the "big picture" and only see some greater scheme that lies ahead of us in the future and drive the software towards that "end". But there is no end. It's a moving target. There are many gains to be had by picking the low lying fruit, things that are easy to implement and are relevant right now, not in the future, but now in this moment.

This wish is an example of one such feature. It's simple and seemingly meaningless when compared to the oncoming AR revolution (oh, it's coming) but if implemented it would make so many people happy as it would actually enhance their workflow and make their jobs easier, right now, not at some imagined time in the future.