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Defining Horizontal Dimensional Constraints

Use the DcHorizontal command to constrain the horizontal distance between two points on entities with respect to the current coordinate system.

To define horizontal Dimensional Constraints by specifying two constraint points:

  1. Click Constraints > Dimensional Constraints > Horizontal (or type DcHorizontal).
  2. Specify the first constraint point on an entity.
  3. Specify the second constraint point on an entity.
  4. The second point does not need to lie on the same entity specified with the first point.
  5. Specify the dimension line position.
  6. The dimension line is created parallel to the X-axis.
  7. If necessary, edit the dimension parameter value.
  8. Press Enter or click in the graphics area.

To define horizontal Dimensional Constraints by specifying entities:

  1. Click Constraints > Dimensional Constraints > Horizontal (or type DcHorizontal).
  2. Specify the Entity option.
  3. Specify an entity (Line, linear PolyLine, Arc, or elliptical Arc).
  4. Specify the dimension line position.
  5. If necessary, edit the dimension parameter value.
  6. Press Enter or click in the graphics area.

Access

Command: DcHorizontal

Menu: Constraints > Dimensional Constraints > Horizontal



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