Symmetric Linear Diameter Dimensions

You can create symmetric linear diameter dimensions for diameter dimensions that need only one side of a leader displayed. This is helpful for drawings with turned components and detailed section views.

To create symmetric linear diameter dimensions:
  1. Open a drawing with a turned component or a section view.

    The symmetric linear diameter dimension is available for any drawing view, but it is best suited for drawings views that need only one side of a leader.

  2. Click Symmetric Linear Diameter Dimension (Dimensions/Relations toolbar) or Tools > Dimensions > Symmetric Linear Diameter Dimension.
  3. In the PropertyManager, specify options:
    • Single. Lets you manually dimension entities. Select Rapid dimensioning to dimension entities with the rapid dimension functionality.
    • Multiple. Lets you create multiple dimensions based on a specified axis. The dimensions are automatically arranged.
  4. Dimension the drawing view.