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Override Dims on Drag/Move

You can override dimensions by dragging sketch entities. The sketch dimensions update at the end of the drag. They remain driving dimensions and update in the part, assembly, and drawing.

You can set an option to enable this functionality in all documents, or you can enable it for the active document only.

To set the option for all documents:

  1. Click Options (Standard toolbar) or Tools, Options. On the System Options tab, select Sketch.

  2. Select Override dimensions on Drag/Move and click OK.

To enable the functionality in the active document:

    Click Tools, Sketch Settings, Override Dims on Drag/Move.

To move a dimensioned sketch entity:

  1. Select Override dimensions on Drag/Move by one of the above methods.

  2. In an open sketch, select a sketch entity.

  3. Drag the sketch entity.

    - or -

Click Move Entities (Sketch toolbar) or Tools, Sketch Tools, Move, and set the values in the Move PropertyManager.



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