AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

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Setting a lineweight for the dimension objects,

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02-27-2012 11:42 AM

Setting a lineweight for the dimension objects,

 

As the dimension object contains: text, dimension line and extension line and behaves as a block, then why the arrowhead (oblique) of the “dimension line” doesn’t follow the lineweight chosen for all the dimension objects?

 

why the "arrowhead" (oblique) is thicker than other dimension elements?

 

Thank you for the help

 

All the best

 

Jamal

 

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I have no idea why.  Yes you can manually substitute the tick block for one of your own that you can control. If you open the tick in the block editor, explode the pline so it becomes a line, and save.  Place that in your template file so it will use that each time.

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Re: Setting a lineweight for the dimension objects,

02-27-2012 12:34 PM in reply to: JamaL9722060

The Tick mark is a block and if you look at the block it is made of a wide polyline, polylines with width don't use the assigned linewidth.  Remake the Tick mark with a line instead if that is how you want it to show.

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Re: Setting a lineweight for the dimension objects,

02-27-2012 12:46 PM in reply to: GrantsPirate

Do you mean that i need to do that manually?

 

Then why the AutoCAD doesn’t offer a full control on this “tick”?

 

Color?

Linetype?

Lineweight?

 

Best

 

Jamal

 

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Jamal NUMAN, GIS and Civil Engineer, MSc
e-mail: JamaL9722060@yahoo.com
P.O.Box: 731, Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine.
----------------------------------------------------------
Software: AutoCAD 2014, AutoCAD C3D, AutoCAD M3D, Revit
Windows 7 (Ultimate 64 bits),
Firefox 20.0,
Kaspersky 2013.
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Re: Setting a lineweight for the dimension objects,

02-27-2012 02:26 PM in reply to: JamaL9722060

I have no idea why.  Yes you can manually substitute the tick block for one of your own that you can control. If you open the tick in the block editor, explode the pline so it becomes a line, and save.  Place that in your template file so it will use that each time.

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Re: Setting a lineweight for the dimension objects,

02-28-2012 12:37 PM in reply to: GrantsPirate

Many thanks Cojones. this is useful work around.

 

best

 

Jamal

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Jamal NUMAN, GIS and Civil Engineer, MSc
e-mail: JamaL9722060@yahoo.com
P.O.Box: 731, Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine.
----------------------------------------------------------
Software: AutoCAD 2014, AutoCAD C3D, AutoCAD M3D, Revit
Windows 7 (Ultimate 64 bits),
Firefox 20.0,
Kaspersky 2013.
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