AutoCAD 2D Tutorial

Chapter 26 Dimensioning

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or 3.197 - . Click the Linear Dimension command from the toolbar.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Linear Dimensions 26.1 1. or 2. Choose Dimension. Command: DIM Dim: HOR or VER . Type DIM at the command prompt. Linear.

198 - . Aligned. Command: DIM Dim: ALIGNED . or 3.2 1. Type DIM at the command prompt. or 2. Choose Dimension.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Aligned Dimensions 26. Click the Aligned Dimension command from the toolbar.

Click the ArcLength Dimension command from the toolbar. Arclength.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Arclength Dimensions 26.3 1. or 2. . Choose Dimension.199 - .

or 3.4 1. Type DIM at the command prompt. Radius or Diameter.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Radial Dimensions 26.200 - . Click the Radial Dimensions command from the toolbar. Choose Dimension. or 2. Command: DIM Dim: RADIUS or DIAMETER .

Command: DIM Dim: ANGULAR . or 2.225 - . or 3. Click the Angular Dimensions command from the toolbar.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Angular and Jogged Dimensions 26. Angular. Choose Dimension.5 1. Type DIM at the command prompt.

Click the Jogged Dimensions command from the toolbar.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial 1. or 2. Command: DIM Dim: JOGGED . or 3. Choose Dimension.226 - . Type DIM at the command prompt. Jogged.

Type DIM at the command prompt. or 2. or 3.6 1. Command: DIM Dim: BASELINE .AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Baseline Dimensions 26. Click the Baseline Dimensions command from the toolbar. Choose Dimension.227 - . Baseline.

AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Continued Dimensions 26. Click the Continue Dimensions command from the toolbar. Type DIM at the command prompt. Continue or 2.228 - . Choose Dimension. Command: DIM Dim: CONTINUE .7 1. or 3.

8 1. Command: QLEADER . Type QLEADER at the command prompt.229 - . or 2. Leader.. Choose Dimension. or 3.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Leaders 26. Click the Leader icon from the Dimension toolbar..

. Command: QLEADER 2.230 - . Type Choose “S” at the QLEADER prompt to change the leader settings. a setting from the following dialog box. Type QLEADER at the command prompt.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Leader Settings 1. 3.

or 2. Type QDIM at the command prompt.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Quick Dimensions 26. Pick the objects to dimension. or 3. QDIM.231 - . . 1. Choose Dimension. Command: QDIM 4.9 Quickly creates dimension arrangements from the geometry you select. Click the Quick Dimension icon from the Dimensions toolbar.

2. the dimension loses its associative properties.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Modifying Dimensions 26. Be sure to include the dimension endpoints. Choose Choose Modify. Object. the dimension text to modify. a crossing window around the area to stretch.10 DDEDIT 1. Stretch. 2. Text. Stretching Dimensions 1. Text can be placed in front of or behind these brackets. Choose Choose Modify. . TIP: The actual dimension is placed in brackets <>. If text is placed between the brackets.232 - .

. Choose Type Dimension. Overrides a subset of the Dimension variable settings. Command: DIMTEDIT Select dimension: select object Enter text location (Left / Right / Angle): Dimension Edit Commands HOMetext NEWtext Rotate OBlique OVerride UPdate Moves the Dimension text back to its home (default) position.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial DIMTEDIT Moves and rotates dimension text 1. Redraws the Dimensions as directed by the current settings of all dimensioning variables. 2. Align Text. or DIMTEDIT at the command prompt. Sets the obliquing angle of Dimension extension lines. Rotates dimension text.233 - . Modifies the text of the Dimensions.

234 - .11 1. Command: Dimordinate . Type DIMORDINATE at the command prompt. Choose Dimension. Ordinate or 2.AutoCAD 2D Tutorial Ordinate Dimensions 26.

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