Join Shaun Bryant for an in-depth discussion in this video Dimension types, part of AutoCAD: Effective Annotating.
- [Narrator] There are lots of different dimension types…available to you when you're dimensioning…accurately in your drawings in AutoCAD.…Now we're staying in the 04_Dimensioning.dwg file…and what I'm going to do now is…with the objects we've got left on the drawing,…the circle and the object with the hatching,…I'm going to start removing some of the dimensions.…So if you've been following along with the videos,…these dimensions here I'm going to remove, they can go,…and I'm also going to remove this dimension here…and this dimension here, so I'll just hit the Delete key…on the keyboard and lose those now, like so.…
Now what I'm going to do is just…show you the dimension types.…There's lots of different dimension…types available in AutoCAD.…So I'm in the Annotate tab on the ribbon,…and in the Dimensions panel here, click on this flyout…and there's all of your dimension types.…So you've got a Linear dimension…an Aligned dimension, an Angular dimension,…Arc Length, Radius, Diameter, Jogged, and Ordinates.…Now an Ordinate dimension will give you…
- Setting up text, dimensioning, centerlines, leaders, and markup layers
- Setting up a multileader style
- Aligning multileaders
- Collecting multileaders
- Setting up the table style
- Working with cells in the AutoCAD table
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Annotation in AutoCAD
Why use annotation?3m 10s
2. Different Types of Annotation
3. Using Text Effectively in Your Drawings
4. Dimensioning Accurately in Your Drawings
5. Using Centerlines
6. Leaders and Multileaders
7. Setting Up an AutoCAD Table
8. Marking Up an AutoCAD Drawing
Next steps2m 4s
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