Creating continuous and baseline dimensions


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Creating continuous and baseline dimensions

Creating dimensions one at a time is okay, but what if we want to create a string of dimensions? In this lesson, we're going to learn how to use the Continuous and Baseline Dimensioning Tools. On my screen, I've got a mechanical part and I'd like to add some dimensions to this drawing. Now, I've already created a layer for these and I'd like to start out by creating a Linear Dimension from the end point here to the end point here. And I'll pull this out and I'll place it right there. Now, this is a nice overall dimension, but what if I'd like to create a dimension string to label the location of all of these other points? Well I could do that manually, but instead, I'm going to use a Dimensioning Tool that will do most of the work for me.

And I'm afraid, the tool we're looking for is not in this menu, this is actually a limited set of Dimensioning Tools. Instead, I'm going to click on the Annotate Tab, where I can get access to all of the too...

Creating continuous and baseline dimensions
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Creating continuous and baseline dimensions provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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