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Setting Fixed Length to Route Segments

You can dimension a route segment or multiple segments to a fixed length.

To set a fixed length:

  1. Right-click the route in the FeatureManager design tree and click Edit Route .
  2. In the graphics area, right-click a route segment and click Fixed Length .

    You can also access this command by clicking Tools > Routing > Routing Tools > Fixed Length.

  3. Add more route segments to the Fixed Length PropertyManager by selecting them in the graphics area.

    You can only select sketch segments that are adjacent and continuous.

  4. Under Dimension Display, select one of the following options:
    • Dimension Length
    • Dimension of Each Segment
    • Dimension Both

    To reposition a dimension callout, drag it in the graphics area.

  5. Click .
After you set a fixed length, you can perform the following tasks:
  • Edit a fixed length by right-clicking the route segment and clicking Edit Length.
  • Show or hide dimension callouts by clicking Tools > Routing > Routing Tools > Show Fixed Length Dimensions.
  • Remove a fixed length by right-clicking the route segment and clicking Fixed Length .

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