O'Reilly logo

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013: No Experience Required by Donnie Gladfelter

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 12

Dimensioning a Drawing

Dimensions are the final ingredients to include with your cabin drawing. To introduce you to dimensioning, I'll follow a pattern similar to the one I used in Chapter 8, “Controlling Text in a Drawing.” You will first create a dimension style that contains the properties for the dimensions, and then you will add the dimensions themselves.

In this chapter, you will learn to

  • Set up a dimension style
  • Dimension the floor plan of the cabin
  • Modify existing dimensions
  • Set up a multileader style
  • Modify existing dimension styles

Introducing Dimension Styles

Dimension styles are similar to text styles but they give you more options to control. You set them up in the same way, but many parameters control the various parts ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required