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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Dimensioning arcs and circles

This section discusses other commands for creating dimensions.

The RADIUSDIMENSION command (alias DRA, Dimensioning arcs and circles on the Dimension toolbar, or Dimension | Radius main menu) creates radial dimensions. The command prompts for the selection of an arc or circle and the dimension line location:

: RADIUSDIMENSION
Specify curved entity» Selection
Options: Angle, Note, Text or
Specify dimension position» P1
Dimension Text : 4

The Angle, Note and Text options are similar to the same options of the previous commands.

Note

By accepting the default value, the letter R is automatically used as prefix.

The DIAMETERDIMENSION command (alias DDI ...

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