The default sizes and line thicknesses are too varied and some are too large. Is there a way to customize the size selections?
Using $!BASICSIZE from the configuration file, users can customize the default sizes in the user interface.
For example, these commands will update the Line Thickness options and the Symbol Sizes:
MEDIUM = 0.2
LARGE = 0.3
HUGE = 0.4
MEDIUM = 1.5
LARGE = 2.0
HUGE = 3.0
The commands will change the basic sizes from this:
The above example can also be found commented out in the default configuration file of versions 2018 R2 and newer. Simply open the configuration file in a text editor, search for $!BASICSIZE, and remove the comment symbols (#).
Refer to the Tecplot Scripting Guide for more information on the $!BASICSIZE command.