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Foreshortening of Linear Dimensions

You can foreshorten (or clip) linear dimensions in any type of drawing view.

Linear dimension
Foreshortened linear dimension using zigzag style

To foreshorten linear dimensions:

  1. Right-click the side of the dimension to foreshorten and click Display Options > Foreshorten.

To set a document-level default for the foreshortened style, with a drawing open, click Tools > Options > Document Properties > Dimensions > Linear and under Foreshortened, select a style.



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