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Datums

Datums on a Radius or Hole

When you add a DimXpert datum to a radius or hole, the "R" no longer appears. This correction also applies to existing datums from documents saved in previous releases that are opened in SOLIDWORKS 2016.

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Horizontal Datums and Feature Control Frames

DimXpert datums and feature control frames display horizontal to orthographic views of the model.

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Hole Callouts Placement

DimXpert hole callouts are placed on the top face for blind, counterbore, and countersink holes.

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Width Datums

Datums that represent the width between two faces have the following display options:
  • Change the annotation view
  • Change the annotation plane using drag handles
  • Move the dimension lines of linear dimensions to the inside or outside
  • Change a diameter dimension to linear display


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