Finding dimensions with false values


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Finding dimensions with false values

In every drawing it's important that you're dimensions accurately reflect your geometry. That being said, some people in an effort to save time will simply edit dimension values instead of fixing their geometry. The problem is every fudged dimension represents a future setback to your project. So in this lesson we're going to learn an easy way to identifying any false dimension values. On my screen I've a mechanical part and this part has several dimensions. Let's check this drawing and verify that each of these dimensions represents the true value.

To do that, I'm going to jump to the Express Tools tab and in the Dimension panel, I'll select Reset Text. This tool is used to remove any text overrides that have been applied to the dimensions. At the Select objects prompt, I am going to type All and I'll press Enter and we can see that AutoCAD has selected the dimensions that need to be reset. If I press Enter again, AutoCAD will set these dimensions to the...

Finding dimensions with false values
Video duration: 1m 38s 3h 48m Intermediate

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Finding dimensions with false values provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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