Creating dimensions


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Creating dimensions

When the time comes to dimension your work, you'll be pleased to know that the dimensioning workflow is identical between the Macintosh and Windows version of AutoCAD. The only difference worth noting is the location of your tools. In this lesson, we'll explore the topic of dimensioning by applying dimensions to a simple mechanical part. I am going to start by creating a Dimension Style. To do that, I'll open the Format menu and I'll select Dimension Style, this brings up the Dimension Style Manager. On the left side, I can see a listing of the Dimension Styles that are defined in this drawing.

Right now, I only have the Standard Style. Down here at the bottom-left, I have some buttons that I can use to manage my Dimension Styles. I can use the first two buttons to add or remove a style. If I click the icon that looks like a gear, I'll find some additional maintenance options. I am going to click the Add button and I'll call my Style, my-dimensions. I'd like the S...

Creating dimensions
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Creating dimensions provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011: Migrating from Windows to Mac

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