Join Shaun Bryant for an in-depth discussion in this video QDIM command, part of AutoCAD: Effective Annotating.
- [Narrator] The Quickdim command, or the QDIM in Autocad…is also a very, very useful tool…to allow you to dimension accurately…in your drawings as well.…You'll notice we're staying in the 04_Dimensioning.dwg file,…and you can see that I've been saving it…as I go along.…Saving the circle, and the radius,…and the diameter dimension and so on.…What I'm going to do now…is remove all of these dimensions…around our little object here,…including the angular dimension.…
I'm going to zap all of those by deleting them.…Then I'm going to use the QDIM command.…I'm going to the Annotate tab there on the ribbon,…and the QDIM command is this one right here.…Quick Dimension, it's called QDIM.…It easily creates a series of dimensions…from selected objects.…So if I click on the Quickdim like that,…and select the geometry to dimension like so,…this is really rather clever.…I can click there, like that, and enter to confirm.…
And can you see it?…It automatically picks out the geometry for me.…So if I come up here like this and click,…
- 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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