Verify that the variable 'dimassoc' is set to 2, for true associativity. You
can update certain dimension settings via lisp or vb, when a drawing is
To stop 'old' dimstyles from being used, you need to create a custom program
to watch for a certain dimstyle 'name'.
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"pkarenge" wrote in message
> dimension styles and associative dimensioning
> Some drawings tend to loose the associativity of the dimensions. Also, we
have a lot of old dimension styles floating around. Is there a way to keep
people from using old dim styles?