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Dimension Toolbar

Dimensions are applied with the Smart Dimension tool and other dimension tools on the Dimension/Relations toolbar. Dimension Favorites, leaders, arrows, tolerance, text, and so on are available in the Dimension PropertyManagers.

AutoCAD®   SolidWorks®
Tool Tooltip Command   Tool Tooltip Toolbar
Linear Dimension DIMLINEAR   Tool_Smart_Dimensions_Relations.gif Smart Dimension Dimensions/Relations. See Dimensions/Relations Toolbar and Menus in the main SolidWorks help.
Aligned Dimension DIMALIGNED   Tool_Smart_Dimensions_Relations.gif Smart Dimension Dimensions/Relations
Ordinate Dimension DIMORDINATE   Tool_Ordinate_Dimensions_Relations.gif Ordinate Dimension Dimensions/Relations
Also tools for horizontal and vertical ordinate dimensions
Radius Dimension DIMRADIUS   Tool_Smart_Dimensions_Relations.gif Smart Dimension Dimensions/Relations
Diameter Dimension DIMDIAMETER   Tool_Smart_Dimensions_Relations.gif Smart Dimension Dimensions/Relations
Angular Dimension DIMANGULAR   Tool_Smart_Dimensions_Relations.gif Smart Dimension Dimensions/Relations
Quick Dimension QDIM   Tool_Smart_Dimensions_Relations.gif Smart Dimension Autodimension tab Dimensions/Relations
Dimension a complete sketch or drawing
Baseline Dimension DIMBASELINE   Tool_Baseline_Dimensions_Relations.gif Baseline Dimension Dimensions/Relations
Also tools for horizontal and vertical baseline dimensions
Continue Dimension DIMCONTINUE   Tool_Smart_Dimensions_Relations.gif Smart Dimension Dimensions/Relations
Quick Leader QLEADER   Tool_Smart_Dimensions_Relations.gif Smart Dimension Dimensions/Relations
Button in Dimension Leaders PropertyManager
Tolerance TOLERANCE   Tool_Geometric_Tolerance_Annotation.gif Geometric Tolerance Annotations. See Annotations Toolbar in the main SolidWorks help.
Center Mark DIMCENTER   Tool_Center_Mark_Annotation.gif Center Mark Annotations
Dimension Edit DIMEDIT   - - -
Double-click dimension and edit in Modify dialog box
Dimension Text Edit DIMTEDIT   - - -
Select dimension and edit text in Dimension Value PropertyManager
Dimension Update DIMSTYLE APPLY   - - -
  Dim Style Control Dimension Style Default   - - -
Dimension Style DIMSTYLE   - - -
       
Define, edit, and apply Dimension Styles in Dimension Leaders PropertyManager for DIMSTYLE APPLY, Style Default, and DIMSTYLE


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