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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Summary

This chapter includes the commands used to document or dimension a drawing. The LINEARDIMENSIONcommand creates horizontal and vertical dimensions. The PARALLELDIMENSION command creates aligned dimensions. The CONTINUEDIMENSION and BASELINEDIMENSION commands create continued or parallel dimensions from an existing dimension. The ANGLEDIMENSION command creates angular dimensions. The RADIUSDIMENSION and DIAMETERDIMENSION commands create radial and diameter dimensions and the ARCLENGTHDIMENSION command dimensions the perimeter of arcs. The ORDINATEDIMENSION command creates ordinate dimensions, corresponding to X-Datum or Y-Datum point coordinates. Before applying ordinate dimensions, it is often necessary to specify a new coordinate system ...

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