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Does anyone know how to create custom arrows for leaders.  I know Chief has many different arrows to select but I am still old school and like the thick arrows that I used to draw that are Architectural.  This has been one of my pet peeves is keeping my drawings looking Architecturally hand drawn i.e. text, line weights dims, and arrow are key.

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Chief actually has 4 left slash and 4 right slash arrows for dimensioning.  They are 4 different line weights and you can set the arrow you want & its size in the Dimension Defaults.  I like to use the middle (#3) weight right slash with a size of 2"-5" depending on the dwg scale.

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