In this video, learn how to dimension simple designs accurately and effectively in AutoCAD.
- We're staying in our annotation.dwg file. … And we setup in our previous video, the dimensions layer, … the dimension style that we're going to use. … And also in our annotate tab, we make sure … that our dimension layer override was set up … to only use the dimensions layer as well. … Now we're going to look at placing some dimensions, now. … Now you can do this … from the home tab, in the annotation panel here. … You can see we've got various dimension tools there. … However, it's a little bit easier to place dimensions. … If you go to the annotate tab on the ribbon. … Because you've then got all the tools available … to you here, in the dimensions panel. … Now the benefit you've got there as well … is you've got this little angled arrow. … If I click on that, it automatically takes me … into the dimension style manager too, … which is quite useful. … So I'm going to close that now. … Now, we're going to look at placing some dimensions. … I'm going to zoom in on the table that we put the text on. …
Skill Level Beginner
1. The AutoCAD Interface
2. Drawing Simple Geometry
3. Annotating Simple Designs
4. Communicating Your Design Intent
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