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Gvallee
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Disapearing Dimension lines

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05-17-2012 12:28 PM

Hello

 

I have a problem with Inventor 2013. The dimension lines have disapeared and I have no idea how to bring them back. I've been through all  the  dimension styles and layers to make sure I hadn't turned one off

 

All other drawings are fine and if I create another even using the same model it works just fine but I'd rather find out why than re-do the whole drawing.

 

Thanks

 

 Here's an example of the problem

 

Invisible Dimension Lines.JPG

 

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Cadmanto
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Re: Disapearing Dimension lines

05-17-2012 12:34 PM in reply to: Gvallee

I am not using 2013 yet, but if you do a print preview are they there?

Also, I know you have checked the new dim style settings, but did you look at these settings?

dim.JPG

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Scott McFadden
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mrattray
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Message 3 of 9 (228 Views)

Re: Disapearing Dimension lines

05-17-2012 12:40 PM in reply to: Gvallee

Did you try a reboot?

Mike (not Matt) Rattray

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Gvallee
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Re: Disapearing Dimension lines

05-17-2012 12:41 PM in reply to: Cadmanto

Thanks for the quick response

 

print preview and actually printing the file shows exactly the same result as the screenshot.

 

I also tried both of these settings to no avail.

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Re: Disapearing Dimension lines

05-17-2012 12:42 PM in reply to: mrattray

I tried rebooting and I also tried opening the drawing on 2 other computers

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Cadmanto
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Re: Disapearing Dimension lines

05-17-2012 01:02 PM in reply to: Gvallee

You wouldn't happen to still have 2012 running somewhere to try this would you?

If so and it shows the extention lines I would say you uncovered a bug in the software.

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Scott McFadden
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RayFeiler
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Re: Disapearing Dimension lines

05-17-2012 01:30 PM in reply to: Gvallee

Someone else with the same issue.

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Inventor/Inventor-2013-missing-dimensions-in-drawing/td-p/346...

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Sometimes you just need a good old reboot.
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Gvallee
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Re: Disapearing Dimension lines

05-17-2012 01:34 PM in reply to: RayFeiler

Thank you, I hadn't found anyone else with the same issue.

 

I also noticed that page 1 of my drawing is perfectly fine while page 2 is broken. I am starting over the drawing as it probably will be faster than trying to salvage the old one.

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Message 9 of 9 (199 Views)

Re: Disapearing Dimension lines

05-17-2012 01:37 PM in reply to: Gvallee

Maybe they'll fix it in IV 2017.

Mike (not Matt) Rattray

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