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Dimension Tolerance

The Dimension Tolerance dialog box is accessible by clicking Tolerance in Tools, Options, Document Properties, Dimensions Options. It controls the dimension tolerance values and the display of non-integer dimensions. The options available depend on the type of tolerance selected and whether you are setting document options or applying the specifications to selected dimensions. A window previews the dimension and the tolerances.

Callout value

In TolAnalyst, when a dimension is a callout with more than one value, you can select a value and edit it.

Tolerance type

Select one of the following from the list: None, Basic, Bilateral, Limit, Symmetric, MIN, MAX, Fit, Fit with tolerance, or Fit (tolerance only). You can set Tolerance type to None and then set the variations and font to defaults for the current document. When you modify the properties of a dimension, the default tolerance settings will be those set in these options.

Tolerance values

Specify the Maximum Variation and/or Minimum Variation values as appropriate for the type of tolerance that you selected.

Font/Fit tolerance font

Specify the font to use for the dimension tolerance text. For Fit, Fit with tolerance, and Fit (tolerance only), Fit tolerance font is available for the Hole Fit and Shaft Fit text.

  • Select Use dimension font if you do not want to change the font size for the dimension tolerance text.

  • To change the size of the dimension tolerance text, clear Use dimension font and select either:

    • Font scale. Enter a number from 0 to 10.0 to scale the font.

    • Font height. Enter a value to specify the font height.

Show parentheses

Select for parentheses around the tolerances for Bilateral, Symmetric, or Fit with tolerance types.

Linear tolerance or Angular tolerance

Choose either Linear tolerance or Angular tolerance to set the document properties for linear and angular tolerances.

Fit tolerance display

Choose either Stacked with line display , Stacked without line display , or Linear Display .



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