Subject: Creating and naming dimension styles



By using the Dimension Styles element in combination with the Dimension Styles dialog box, you can create new dimension styles, modify them, and copy them into a different drawing.

To create a dimension style

   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   In the Dimension Styles Manager dialog box, click New.

   3   Type the name of the new dimension style.

   4   Click the Edit icon for the new dimension style.

   5   In the Modify Dimension Styles dialog box, select the desired options.

   6   Click OK.

To change a dimension style name in the current drawing

   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   Do one of the following:

   Select the dimension style, choose Edit > Rename, type a new name, and then press Enter.

   Click the dimension style name you want to change, type a new name, and then press Enter.

   Right-click the dimension style name you want to change, and from the shortcut menu, select Rename, type a new name, and then press Enter.

   3   To complete the command and return to your drawing, close the window.

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