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 ...

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