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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Creating angular dimensions

The ANGLEDIMENSION command (alias DAN, Creating angular dimensions on the Dimension toolbar, or Dimension | Angular main menu) creates angular dimensions. By default, it prompts for an entity selection. If the entity is a line, it prompts for the second line. Then, it prompts for dimension line location:

: ANGLEDIMENSION
Options: Enter to specify vertex or
Specify entity» Selection
Specify second line» Selection
Options: Angle, Note, Text or
Specify dimension position»P1
Dimension text : 135

Instead of selecting an entity, by pressing Enter the angle to dimension is defined by the vertex and two points:

: ANGLEDIMENSION
Options: Enter to specify ...

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