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Align Toolbar

The Align toolbar provides tools for aligning dimensions and annotations such as notes, geometric tolerance symbols, and so on.

Use box selection or press Ctrl to select multiple dimensions and annotations.

To access the align tools:

  • Click a button on the Align toolbar.

  • Click Tools, Align, and select a tool from the menu.

  • Select a group of annotations, right-click one of the annotations, select Align, and choose one of the options.

Group

Groups annotations so they move together.

Ungroup

Ungroups annotations so they move freely.

Align Collinear/Radial

Aligns and groups linear, radial, or angular drawing dimensions collinearly or radially.

Align Parallel/Concentric

Aligns and groups linear, radial, or angular drawing dimensions as parallel or concentric.

Align Left

Aligns annotations with the leftmost annotation in the group.

 

Before

After (aligned to balloon 3)

 

Align Right

Aligns annotations with the rightmost annotation in the group.

 

Before

After (aligned to balloon 7)

 

Align Top

Aligns annotations with the topmost annotation in the group.

 

Before

After (aligned to balloon 3)

 

Align Bottom

Aligns annotations with the bottommost annotation in the group.

 

Before

After (aligned to balloon 7)

 

Align Horizontal

Aligns annotations with the center of the leftmost annotation.

 

Before

After (aligned to balloon 3)

 

Align Vertical

Aligns annotations with the center of the topmost annotation.

 

Before

After (aligned to balloon 3)

 

Align Between Lines

Aligns annotations evenly between horizontal or vertical lines.

Space Evenly Across

Aligns annotations evenly across the leftmost and rightmost annotation. Does not align to the topmost or bottommost annotation.

 

Before

After (aligned between balloon 3 and 7)

 

Space Evenly Down

Aligns annotations evenly down among the topmost and bottommost annotation. Does not align to the rightmost or leftmost annotation.

 

Before

After (aligned between balloon 3 and 7)

 

Space Tightly Across

Aligns annotations with the center of the leftmost annotation, closely together.

 

Before

After (aligned to balloon 3)

 

Space Tightly Down

Aligns annotations with the center of the topmost annotation, closely together.

 

Before

After (aligned to balloon 3)

 

Related Topics

Aligning Dimensions and Notes

Relations/Snaps Options

Grid Options



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