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rgraham817
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Registered: ‎10-13-2010
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Dimension Rotation

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12-13-2012 11:37 AM

Hi Everyone

 

I don't know what I am doing wrong but all I want to do is rotate one dimension. I want to leave all the others alone.

When I am editing my drawing, I double click on the dimension and get the diag box and unfortunately the rotate dimension command along with the degree box is grayed out.

 

Thanks

 

Randy

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Mark_Flayler
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Re: Dimension Rotation

12-13-2012 12:07 PM in reply to: rgraham817

You will have to create another dimension style.

 

Go to the Styles and Standards Editor on the Manage Tab --> Styles and Standards Panel

 

In the Dimension Area of the left, create a new dimension style and change the settings for the Text Tab --> Orientaion -->Linear to use an In-Line style.

 

Then select your dimension on the Format Panel at the end of the Annotate Ribbon Tab, select your new dimension style from the list.

Mark Flayler Application Engineer - Manufacturing Solutions Division
IMAGINiT's Manufacturing Solutions Blog:
http://blogs.rand.com/manufacturing/
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rgraham817
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Re: Dimension Rotation

12-13-2012 12:25 PM in reply to: Mark_Flayler

Thanks Mark

 

As always, I greatly appreciate the advice.

 

Very Respectfully

 

Randy

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