Creating baseline dimensions


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Creating baseline dimensions

In a previous movie we learned how to create general dimensions and adjust the precision of those dimensions. In this movie we want to focus on how to accelerate the annotation process by using baseline dimensions. To start this process we're going to go to the Annotation tab, and in the Dimension panel you can see along with our general dimension we have Baseline, Ordinate, and Chain dimensions. Now all three of these types of dimensions work in very similar fashion, that's why I'm going to focus simply on baseline here. I'm going to launch the Baseline command, and I'm going to zoom in on the view in the bottom corner of the drawing.

Within the Baseline command, Inventor is now ready for us to select specific pieces of geometry we want to dimension in this view. I'm going to start by selecting the bottom of the part, and I'm going to work my way up through the view, selecting specific items I want to create dimensions for. Once I've selected all those items, I can...

Creating baseline dimensions
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Creating baseline dimensions provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by John Helfen as part of the Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor

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