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Controlling dimension text

You can control the settings affecting the appearance of dimension text. Any changes you make affect the current dimension style. The image tile on the right side of the Dimension Settings dialog box shows the appearance of the dimensions based on the current dimension style settings.



Text between extension lines aligned horizontally.

Text between extension lines aligned with dimension line.

To align dimension text with the dimension line

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Choose Settings > Dimension Settings.
    • On the Settings toolbar, click the Dimension Settings tool ().
    • Type setdim and then press Enter.
  2. Click the Text tab.
  3. Make your selections.
  4. Click OK.

Controlling dimension arrows

Controlling dimension format

Controlling dimension units

Controlling line settings

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