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Dimensions Display Options

Right-click a dimension and select Display Options. The choices available depend on the type of dimension and other factors and can include the following:

Remove Slant

Center Dimension

When you drag dimension text between the extension lines, the dimension text snaps between the center of the extension lines.
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Offset Text

Offsets dimension text from the dimension line using a leader.
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Change Plane

Align Ordinate

Jog

Re-Jog Ordinate

Show Parentheses

You can display driven (reference) dimensions with or without parentheses. They are displayed with parentheses by default.
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Show as Inspection


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Vertically Opposite Angle

Changes the angle dimension to its vertically opposite angle.

Angle dimension Vertically opposite angle

Explementary Angle

Changes an angle dimension Xº to its explementary angle 360º - xº.

Angle dimension Explementary angle dimension

Display As Diameter

Display As Radius

Display As Linear

Link external dim text

If you insert text into a dimension in a drawing, this option inserts the text into the dimension in the part or assembly as well. Right-click the top-level icon in the drawing's FeatureManager design tree and select Link external dim text to allow dimension text to propagate back to the part or assembly.



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