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Dimension Settings

Toolbar: Settings > Dimension Settings ()

Menu: Settings > Dimension Settings

Keyboard: SETDIM

Alias: D, DDIM

Experience Level: Intermediate

Displays the Dimension Settings dialog box so you can create and modify dimension styles. Dimension styles are dimension settings that you have defined and saved. When you create dimension styles, you can control the layout and appearance of any dimension.

There are approximately 60 system variables associated with dimensioning.

For more information, click the name of the tab.

Arrows tab

Format tab

Lines tab

Text tab

Tolerance tab

Units tab

Alternate units tab

The dialog box has several options common to all tabs:


Dimension Style Select the name of dimension style. Changes you make to the dimension variables represented by this dialog box are reflected in the named style.

Save Select to save the changes made to the dimension variables to the style name.

New Displays the New Dimension Style dialog box in which you can create and name a new dimension style.

Rename Displays the Rename Dimension Style dialog box so you can change the name of an existing dimension style.

Delete Displays the Delete Dimension Style dialog box so you can delete an existing dimension style.

Reset all values to default Select to change all dimension variables to their default state. The program does not warn you that your changes will be lost.


Dimension Style

Control dimension arrows

Create a dimension style

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