In this video, learn how to use and set up your dimension styles effectively in AutoCAD.
- [Instructor] We're staying in our annotation.dwg file … and in the previous video, … as you can see on the screen, … we created some single line text, … and some multi line text based around our labels, … text style, and the text layer that we created. … We're now going to do that with dimension annotation, … which does work subtly differently to the text annotation. … So we need to create a dimension style … and a dimensions layer. … Now there is already a dimensions layer … available in this particular drawing. … But I want you to create a new one, … I want you to get into the habit of creating a new layer … for text, new layer for dimensions. … So we go to the Home tab on the ribbon. … And first of all, we click on layer properties … in the Layers panel. … And what we do then is we click on new layer here like so. … And our new layer this time will be dimensions again, … I'm putting it in caps. … So it stands out, there's dimensions. … And it should remember the red color … and the continuous line type and the default line white, …
Skill Level Beginner
1. The AutoCAD Interface
2. Drawing Simple Geometry
3. Annotating Simple Designs
4. Communicating Your Design Intent
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