APS-CONFIG - Dimension Primary Text Units
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Architectural Production Software 2005

PRIMARY TEXT UNITS - CONFIGURATION FOR THE DIMSET COMMAND

Main Configuration Dialog
Annotation Commands
Dimension Cmds
Primary Text Units

Configuration dialog:

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Breakdown of configuration options

Linear Dimension Unit

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

Select the dimension units.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMUNIT System Variable".

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Linear Dimension Precision

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

Select the precision for the units selected above.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMDEC System Variable".

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Fraction Format

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

If you selected "Architectural" or "Fractional" for the units value above (but not the "stacked" ones) you may select the fraction format that you would like to use. The choices are: "Horizontal", "Diagonal", or "Not Stacked".  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMFRAC System Variable".

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Decimal Separator

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

If you select "Decimal" as your dimension units above select which character you would like to use to separate your dimension value.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMDSEP System Variable".

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Dimension Rounding

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

Enter the smallest value you would like the dimension value rounded to.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMRND System Variable".

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Dimension Prefix

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

Enter any characters you would like to use as a prefix to the dimension value.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMPOST System Variable".

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Dimension Suffix

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

Enter any characters you would like to use as a suffix to the dimension value.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMPOST System Variable".

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Measurement Scale

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

Enter a scale factor to multiply the dimension value. Check the box if you would like this scale factor to only apply when in Paper Space/Layout Space.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMLFAC System Variable".

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Linear Zero Suppression

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

Check the appropriate boxes to suppress zeros in the dimension value.  For more on how these settings affect dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMZIN System Variable".

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Angular Dimension Units

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

Select the angular dimension units.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMAUNIT System Variable".

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Angular Unit Precision

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

Select the angular dimension unit precision.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMADEC System Variable".

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Angular Zero Suppression

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

Check the appropriate boxes to suppress zeros in the angular dimension value.  For more on how these settings affect dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMAZIN System Variable".

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