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Document Properties - DimXpert

These options define whether DimXpert uses Block Tolerances or General Tolerances on dimensions that do not contain tolerances. Available for parts only.


Block Tolerance A common form of tolerancing used with inch units. The tolerance is based on the given precision of each dimension, so you must specify trailing zeroes. In Tools > Options > Document Properties > Dimensions , set Trailing zeroes to Standard.
General Tolerance A common form of tolerancing used with metric units in conjunction with the ISO drawing standard. General Tolerancing is based on ISO 2768-1 Tolerances for linear and angular dimensions without individual tolerance indications.

Block tolerance

Length unit dimensions Sets up three block tolerances, each having a number of decimal places and tolerance values. DimXpert applies the Value as a symmetric plus and minus tolerance.
Angular unit dimensions Sets the tolerance value to use for all angular dimensions, including those applied to cones and countersinks, and angle dimensions created between two features. DimXpert applies the Tolerance value as a symmetric plus and minus tolerance.

General tolerance

Tolerance class Sets the part tolerance class.
  • Fine
  • Medium
  • Coarse
  • Very Coarse

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