See how to use various dimension commands to view and change dimension attributes. Additionally, learn how to reassociate and audit dimensions in a drawing file.
- [Instructor] This exercise will demonstrate…how to use the additional dimension commands available…to control the appearance of dimension elements.…Continue using the file for Chapter Three,…Working with Dimensions.dgn, and using View Groups,…select the Miscellaneous Dimensions model.…First, let's use the Match Dimension command…to match all dimension attributes from an…existing dimension element.…If I want to place additional dimensions…that look just like the cyan-colored dimensions on the left,…I need to use the Match Dimension command…to match them first.…
Then, all dimensions from this point forward…will look exactly the same.…This is the opposite of how we generally work in AutoCAD.…In AutoCAD, I would place the new dimensions…and then use the Match Properties command…to match them after placement.…Personally, I like this workflow better.…Then I can see exactly what the dimension looks like…during placement and I can get the location…right the first time.…But you can do it the AutoCAD way too.…To do that, place the new dimensions,…
- 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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