APS-CONFIG - Dimension Fit
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Architectural Production Software 2005

FIT - CONFIGURATION FOR THE DIMSET COMMAND

Main Configuration Dialog
Annotation Commands
Dimension Cmds
Fit

Configuration dialog:

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Breakdown of configuration options

Dimension Arrow & Text Fit

Commands affected:  DIMSET, DALIGN, DANGULAR, DCON DDIAM, DHORIZ, DLINEAR, DRADIUS, DROTATED, DVERT, QDIMENSION

Select the first thing to move outside the dimension extension lines if there is not enough room or select to force the text to stay inside. For more on how these settings affect dimensions see AutoCAD's help under "DIMATFIT System Variable" and/or "DIMTIX System Variable"

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Arrowhead Suppression

Commands affected:  DIMSET, DALIGN, DANGULAR, DCON DDIAM, DHORIZ, DLINEAR, DRADIUS, DROTATED, DVERT, QDIMENSION

Check this box if you would like to NOT draw the arrows if the dimension is very small. For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMSOXD System Variable".

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Text Movement

Commands affected:  DIMSET, DALIGN, DANGULAR, DCON DDIAM, DHORIZ, DLINEAR, DRADIUS, DROTATED, DVERT, QDIMENSION

Select how you would like the text to move when not in the default position. For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMTMOVE System Variable".

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Manual Text Placement

Commands affected:  DIMSET, DALIGN, DANGULAR, DCON DDIAM, DHORIZ, DLINEAR, DRADIUS, DROTATED, DVERT, QDIMENSION

Check here if you would like to place the text manually each time you draw a dimension. For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMUPT System Variable".

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Force Dimension Lines Between Extension Lines

Commands affected:  DIMSET, DALIGN, DANGULAR, DCON DDIAM, DHORIZ, DLINEAR, DRADIUS, DROTATED, DVERT, QDIMENSION

Check here if you always want to draw a dimension line between the extension lines. For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMTOFL System Variable".

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