Lesson 38 | Using Dimension Styles

This lesson explains dimension styles, how to create and format dimension styles, and how you can use them to manage dimensions.

You use dimension styles to manage dimensions in much the same way you use text styles to maintain uniformity in your drawing annotations. Dimension styles organize your dimensions.

In the following illustration, two dimensions are placed, each using a different dimension style. Note the difference in the arrowheads and the display of units.

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Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe dimension styles and how they are used.
  • Create and modify dimension styles ...

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