I am having problems placing and then adjusting linear dimensions. When trying to adjust the leaders I get a "1 was not parallel to the ucs" error and cannot make any adjustments.
was still looking for a fix to this and found this thread .. http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/AutoCAD-MEP/can-t-mo
I made a video recording of the problem .. http://screencast.com/t/gcviWQ300iw
Seems to me I have run into this problem, but can't remember when. At any rate, if you use point filters for dimensioning a 3D object in 2D space, the dimension should behave on the same plane.
so far the best/easiest fix/workaround I have found is to lock the Z coord to 0 by setting OSNAPZ=1
I use the 'replace Z with current elevation' button on the lower right
never had this issue in 2012
I am having the exact same issue. No problems till 2013 for me. When I snap a linear dimension into place and try to modify its endgrips or even the text grips...the ucs changes and I have to set the ucs back to world. Has anyone found why or how to fix yet? Thanks
I also keep getting a dialog stating "non-unitary UCS Y axis: normalizing" when working with newly placed dimensions, and clicking OK doesn't fix the problem as the dialog keeps coming back.
real PITA as I have to delete the dim and redraw each time this happens
Help Please !!
Just got back from lunch with another cad manager with a different company and they too are having the problem. I will post if a solution comes about.
Would you please share one drawing to me for investigation?
then we have clearer understanding of this issue.
Quality Assurance Engineer
Exact same for me as in the video. Sent a screenshot and file to Autodesk this morning. Hopefully they can replicate the problem.
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