Inventor General Discussion

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dimension alignment "on the fly"

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11-20-2013 01:45 PM

One thing drives me crazy, because I just don't remember how to set it up in AutoCAD Mechanical 2013. Here it is: one single separate dimension is already on the drawing, later I want to put another single dimension somewhere else in the same direction and align it's position with previous one using snap on to text position feature. I know there's dimension alignment tool to do such thing after the fact, but how to do it during the placement of dimension?

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Re: dimension alignment "on the fly"

11-20-2013 02:05 PM in reply to: oldfahrt

You mention AutoCAD Mechanical 2013.  This is the Inventor forum.  Is your question about Inventor, or did you mean to post your question in the AutoCAD forum?


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Re: dimension alignment "on the fly"

11-20-2013 06:25 PM in reply to: oldfahrt

If y chance you are talking about aligning these dimensions in Inventor, just ctrl tag both of them and then RC and select "Align Dimension".


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Re: dimension alignment "on the fly"

11-20-2013 11:46 PM in reply to: cwhetten

I'm sorry, indeed this is not Inventor's issue.

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