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Document Properties - Linear Dimensions

You can specify document-level drafting settings for linear dimensions. Available for all document types.

To open this page:

With a drawing open, click Options (Standard toolbar), select Document Properties, and then select Dimensions > Linear.

Overall drafting standard

Overall drafting standard Inherited from the selected Drafting Standard page settings.

Base linear dimension standard

Base linear dimension standard
Select a standard:
  • ANSI
  • ISO
  • DIN
  • JIS
  • BSI
  • GOST
  • GB

Leader/Dimension line style

Leader Style Select: a style.
Leader Thickness Select: a thickness or select Custom Size and enter a thickness.

Extension line style

Extension Line Style Select: a style.
Extension Line Thickness Select: a thickness or select Custom Size and enter a thickness.
Same as leader/dimension line style Select to maintain line style.

Text

Font

Click to modify the font.

Horizontal text justification Left
Center
Right
Vertical text justification Top
Middle
Bottom

Dual dimensions

Dual dimensions display Select to display dimensions in dual units.
Show units for dual display Select to display units for the second set of dimensions.
Split when text position is "Solid Leader, Aligned Text" Select to set new linear dimensions with dual dimensions to display split above and below the unbroken dimension line.
Dimension value position Top
Bottom
Right
Left

Primary precision

Unit Precision Select the number of digits included after the decimal point for the value.
PM_Tol_Precision_DualDim.gif Tolerance Precision Select the number of digits included after the decimal point for the tolerance.

Dual precision

Unit Precision Select the number of digits after the decimal point from the list for the value in the secondary units.
PM_Tol_Precision_DualDim.gif Tolerance Precision Select the number of digits after the decimal point for the tolerance values for the secondary units.

Layer

Layer
Select a layer.
You must first create layers for the drawing before you can select them for document properties.
You must select Per Standard for Layer (Layer toolbar) in the drawing view document to apply these layer settings.

Text position

Solid Leader, Aligned Text
Broken Leader, Horizontal Text
Broken Leader, Aligned Text
Remove dimension lines for outside arrows

Selected:

Cleared:

Leader display

Use bent leaders Select to use bent leaders with the dimension. (ANSI only).

Options

Tolerance

Click to set the tolerance.



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