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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, do one of the following:

  • 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)


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