*MonkeyJump
Message 1 of 7 (24 Views)

# dimension lines

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02-09-2000 01:16 PM
Thanks to all for the quick responses I got to my "fitted curves" post.
I can now use fitted curves and spline curves in a very precise fashion,
kewl :-) Here's some other things I haven't figured out yet......

- How do you change the thickness of dimension lines, say from
thinnest(1) to thick(5), without exploding the dimension and working on
each element independently.

- How do you convert a single line segment drawn with the "line single"
button into a polyline entity where I can allocate a real world
thickness.

thanks to all respondants

Danny aka MonkeyJump
*Smith, Harvey
Message 2 of 7 (24 Views)

# Re: dimension lines

02-09-2000 02:05 PM in reply to: *MonkeyJump
Second question: You can only convert a line to a polyline if you Trim Join it
to something. Floating in the breeze, you can only use the Line Thickness on the
Property Toolbar. Five choices there. Maybe you could play with converting a
single line to a Symbol, then Exploding. Who knows, I didn't try it.

First Question: Duh. I don't think there's a way other than Explode.

H

MonkeyJump wrote:
>
> Thanks to all for the quick responses I got to my "fitted curves" post.
> I can now use fitted curves and spline curves in a very precise fashion,
> kewl :-) Here's some other things I haven't figured out yet......
>
> - How do you change the thickness of dimension lines, say from
> thinnest(1) to thick(5), without exploding the dimension and working on
> each element independently.
>
> - How do you convert a single line segment drawn with the "line single"
> button into a polyline entity where I can allocate a real world
> thickness.
>
> thanks to all respondants
>
> Danny aka MonkeyJump

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http://www.westnet.com/~harvey/
*Jackson, Paul
Message 3 of 7 (24 Views)

# Re: dimension lines

02-10-2000 04:15 PM in reply to: *MonkeyJump
Hello

I use the Trim>Subdivide to convert lines to polylines. It then has
segments but if you do not want these use the clean tool under the right
mouse button when the entity is selected.

Paul

MonkeyJump wrote in message <38A1D940.3CC40403@videotron.ca>...
>Thanks to all for the quick responses I got to my "fitted curves" post.
>I can now use fitted curves and spline curves in a very precise fashion,
>kewl :-) Here's some other things I haven't figured out yet......
>
>- How do you change the thickness of dimension lines, say from
>thinnest(1) to thick(5), without exploding the dimension and working on
>each element independently.
>
>- How do you convert a single line segment drawn with the "line single"
>button into a polyline entity where I can allocate a real world
>thickness.
>
>thanks to all respondants
>
>Danny aka MonkeyJump
*Smith, Harvey
Message 4 of 7 (24 Views)

# Re:

02-10-2000 06:28 PM in reply to: *MonkeyJump
That's very neat. How'd you learn it?

Paul Jackson wrote:
>
> Hello
>
> I use the Trim>Subdivide to convert lines to polylines. It then has
> segments but if you do not want these use the clean tool under the right
> mouse button when the entity is selected.
>
> Paul
>
> MonkeyJump wrote in message <38A1D940.3CC40403@videotron.ca>...
> >Thanks to all for the quick responses I got to my "fitted curves" post.
> >I can now use fitted curves and spline curves in a very precise fashion,
> >kewl :-) Here's some other things I haven't figured out yet......
> >
> >- How do you change the thickness of dimension lines, say from
> >thinnest(1) to thick(5), without exploding the dimension and working on
> >each element independently.
> >
> >- How do you convert a single line segment drawn with the "line single"
> >button into a polyline entity where I can allocate a real world
> >thickness.
> >
> >thanks to all respondants
> >
> >Danny aka MonkeyJump

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http://www.westnet.com/~harvey/
*Norris, Ric
Message 5 of 7 (24 Views)

# Re:

02-11-2000 08:41 AM in reply to: *MonkeyJump
"Harvey Smith" wrote in message
news:38A373C3.E05A120E@westnet.com...
> That's very neat. How'd you learn it?

'Cos.......... he's Australian.......!!!!
*Smith, Harvey
Message 6 of 7 (24 Views)

# Re:

02-11-2000 09:48 AM in reply to: *MonkeyJump
I never saw that tip before. And it's so damn obvious, that's what hurts.

Roos, walabis, kiwis, kualas, crocs, Pauls. You guys got the market cornered.
What's a person to do?

Ric Norris wrote:
>
> "Harvey Smith" wrote in message
> news:38A373C3.E05A120E@westnet.com...
> > That's very neat. How'd you learn it?
>
> 'Cos.......... he's Australian.......!!!!

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*Jackson, Paul
Message 7 of 7 (24 Views)

# Re:

02-13-2000 09:52 PM in reply to: *MonkeyJump
Harvey

we got the limpics too.

>What's a person to do?

I'll send over some goanna stew.

PJ

Harvey Smith wrote in message <38A44B6A.F681D41F@westnet.com>...
>I never saw that tip before. And it's so damn obvious, that's what hurts.
>
>Roos, walabis, kiwis, kualas, crocs, Pauls. You guys got the market
cornered.
>What's a person to do?
>
>Ric Norris wrote:
>>
>> "Harvey Smith" wrote in message
>> news:38A373C3.E05A120E@westnet.com...
>> > That's very neat. How'd you learn it?
>>
>> 'Cos.......... he's Australian.......!!!!
>
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