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Stemdriller
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Creating Dimensions on sketch

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12-17-2012 08:11 AM

Hi all

 

One of our senior designers seems to think there is a setting when creating a sketch that will automatically dimension.

 

So if a straight line is draw and 5 mm length is entered a 5 mm line will immedialtey be created, he seems to think that you can then immedialtey Dimension said line??

 

I can't find anything, settings wise, but he is a switched on guy so just wondered if there is any truth to his claim?

 

Thanks

Gareth 

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Re: Creating Dimensions on sketch

12-17-2012 08:36 AM in reply to: Stemdriller

What version of Inventor are you using?

For the past few releases you can enter the dimensions directly as you are creating the sketch.

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Re: Creating Dimensions on sketch

12-17-2012 09:00 AM in reply to: Stemdriller

As JD said.

App options, Sketch, Heads-Up Display, Create Dim's

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Re: Creating Dimensions on sketch

12-18-2012 12:16 AM in reply to: rdyson

Thank you to both for your responses.

 

That is just what we was looking for.

 

Thanks again

 

GW

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