Hopefully this is just me being blind but I am trying to edit my drawing template dimension style to always do a diameter (if it is a circle). Right now it defaults to radius and I manually right click and change it. I found all sorts of styles for how it displays the radius and diameter, but didn't find where to set the default.
As far as I know, you can't change the default behavior. If you are pulling a dimension from a complete circular edge, it will default to a diameter. If you are pulling from an incomplete circular edge, it will default to a radius.
Unfortunately I haven't found this to be true. It defaults to radius ALWAYS, even when I am dimensioning (on a drawing) a circle/hole that was created with the circle or hole tool. Anyone have any ideas how to make it default to diameter if it is a circle?
Have you tried changing the Standard Annotations in the Documents Settings Menu?
Under Apllication Options, Drawing Tab. Middle of the page, Dimension Type Preferences. The center one if for Diametric vs Radial preference. Try setting it here as I think this overrides dimension styles.
I think what you might be looking for is in the styles editor once you have your own standard setup and you have the style established, you need to setup your own "Object Default" In there you can setup the default standard you need and want.
I didn't see anything in there that lets you select as a default, diameter vs radial for new circular dimension... only how they look when placed.
I am just offering the option of making this setting on a newly created dimension style then saving it as a default.
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