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alexrobertson1566
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Dimension text below with vertical dimensions R2013

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02-12-2013 08:52 AM

Hello,

I'm trying to place text below a dimension. When I dimension horizontally it works just fine. When I dimension vertically there is a problem. I'm not sure how to correct this. 

Thanks,

Alex

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Re: Dimension text below with vertical dimensions R2013

02-12-2013 09:49 AM in reply to: alexrobertson1566

Seems like the "Read convention" type property of the dimension type has been changed to "Horizontal". Try changing that parameter back to its original setting "Up, then Left".

 

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Re: Dimension text below with vertical dimensions R2013

02-12-2013 11:50 AM in reply to: Alfredo_Medina

Here are all five choices in the "Read Convention" parameter. Only in two of the five choices is the below text sucessful. To get around this I've just put a piece of text below the dimension. Is there another setting that I have missed.

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Alex

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Alfredo_Medina
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Re: Dimension text below with vertical dimensions R2013

02-12-2013 01:43 PM in reply to: alexrobertson1566

What's wrong with the "Up, then Left" result in your last image? It looks perfect to me.

 

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Re: Dimension text below with vertical dimensions R2013

02-12-2013 01:47 PM in reply to: Alfredo_Medina

It's our standard that text and dimensions used are only horizontal. I was just making sure that I had not missed any settings that would have corrected the horizontal example.

Thanks,

Alex

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kathryn.langan
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Re: Dimension text below with vertical dimensions R2013

02-19-2013 12:05 PM in reply to: alexrobertson1566

Unfortunately this is known behavior; you would have to manually add text to have it place below.



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Re: Dimension text below with vertical dimensions R2013

02-19-2013 12:07 PM in reply to: kathryn.langan

Thanks Kaite.

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