Modifying dimensions


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Modifying dimensions

AutoCAD dimensions are very flexible. We can position them wherever we want, and reposition them if necessary if we need to make room for new dimensions. We can even break the rules a little bit when it comes to our dimension style. In this lesson we're going to learn how to modify our dimensions to suit our needs. On my screen I have a mechanical example and this drawing contains several dimensions. First of all, let's say I'd like to move this dimension. I can do that by using grips. I'll select the dimension, and then I'll select this grip right over the dimension text and I can move and reposition this wherever I like.

Notice, I can also reposition the text and if I drag the text outside of the extension lines, AutoCAD automatically creates a leader. I'm going to click to place the dimension right here, and then I'll press Esc to deselect. Let's make another change. I'm going to zoom in on the top and I would like to line-up these two dimensions. To d...

Modifying dimensions
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Modifying 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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CAD
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