APS-CONFIG - Dimension Text
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Architectural Production Software 2005

TEXT - CONFIGURATION FOR THE DIMSET COMMAND

Main Configuration Dialog
Annotation Commands
Dimension Cmds
Text

Configuration dialog:

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Breakdown of configuration options

Dimension Text Style

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

Select the text style for the dimensions. Only the currently loaded text styles will be listed. For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMTXSTY System Variable".

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Dimension Text Color

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

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

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Text Height

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

Enter the height you would like for dimension text. This distance value assumes that you are in a full size drawing (scale factor = 1.0). For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMTXT System Variable".

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Fraction Height Scale

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

Enter a scale factor to scale the text for fractions and tolerance values. This distance value assumes that you are in a full size drawing (scale factor = 1.0).  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMTFAC System Variable".

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Draw a Frame Around Text

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

Check this box if you would like a frame drawn around the dimension's text value.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMGAP System Variable".

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Vertical Text Placement

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

Select the vertical text placement.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMTAD System Variable".

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Horizontal Text Placement

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

Select the horizontal text placement.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMJUST System Variable".

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Text Offset from Dimension Line

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

Enter the distance you would like the text to be offset from the dimension line. This distance value assumes that you are in a full size drawing (scale factor = 1.0).  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMGAP System Variable".

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Text Alignment

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

Select the text alignment method desired.  For more on how this setting affects dimensions see AutoCAD's help for the "DIMTIH System Variable".

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