Learn how to place dimensions using the general dimension element command and how to control the dimension to element alignment.
- [Instructor] The objective of this chapter is to learn…how to place and edit dimensions using the many commands…available in MicroStation.…Open the file for chapter three, Working With Dimension.dgn…and using View Groups, select the Alignment model.…The most commonly used dimension command in MicroStation…is probably the Dimension Element command.…Using the dimension section of Task Navigation dialog,…right-click on the Dimension Element command…and select the Open Dimensions as Toolbox option.…This will make it easier for us to review…all the different dimensioning commands.…
Using this toolbar, select the Dimension Element command…and look at the Tool Settings dialog.…You can see the available options for Dimension Element,…Label Line, and Dimension Perpendicular.…First, let's use the Dimension Element option.…This command is a generic dimensioning command…that can be applied to any element type.…The dimension type will be automatically adjusted…based on whether you select a linear element…or a radial element.…
- Placing, points, curves, and line streams
- Editing text
- Working with dimensions
- Element attributes
- Changing the display and scales of various linestyle types
- Working with groups
- Modifying and manipulating fences
- Using measure commands
- Working with cells
Skill Level Advanced
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1. More Draw Commands
2. Working with Text
3. Working with Dimensions
4. Working with Element Attributes
5. Working with Groups
6. Using Fences
7. Using Measure Commands
8. Working with Cells
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