Override Dims on Drag/Move

You can override dimensions by dragging sketch entities. The sketch dimensions update at the end of the drag. They remain driving dimensions and update in the part, assembly, and drawing.

You can set an option to enable this functionality in all documents, or you can enable it for the active document only.

Enabling Dims on Drag Move for All Documents

To set the option for all documents:

  1. Click Options (Standard toolbar) or Tools > Options. On the System Options tab, select Sketch.
  2. Select Override dimensions on Drag/Move and click OK.

Enabling Dims on Drag Move in the Active Document

To enable the functionality in the active document:

Click Tools > Sketch Settings > Override Dims on Drag/Move.

Moving Dimensioned Sketch Entities

To move a dimensioned sketch entity:

  1. Enable Override dimensions on Drag/Move.
  2. In an open sketch, select a sketch entity.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Drag the sketch entity.
    • Click Move Entities Tool_Move_Entities_Sketch.gif (Sketch toolbar) or Tools > Sketch Tools > Move, and set the values in the Move PropertyManager.