Subject: Copying dimension styles
You can copy and paste dimension styles between drawings. In addition to the steps below, you can also select a dimension style and use the Windows shortcut keys (Ctrl+A to select all, Ctrl+X to cut, Ctrl+C to copy, Ctrl+V to paste) to copy it in the Explorer. You can use these shortcut keys with all other Explorer elements as well.
To copy a dimension style from one drawing to another
1 Do one of the following to choose Explore Dimension Styles ():
• On the ribbon, choose Tools > Dimension Styles (in Explorer).
• On the menu, choose Tools > Explorer > Explore Dimension Styles.
• On the Explorer toolbar, click the Explore Dimension Styles tool.
• Type expdimstyles and then press Enter.
2 Right-click the dimension style name you want to copy.
3 From the shortcut menu, select Copy.
4 In the left pane, select the drawing to which you want to copy the dimension style.
5 Click the Dimension Styles element for that drawing.
6 In the right pane, right-click, and then from the shortcut menu, select Paste.
Each drawing contains a dimension style named Standard.
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