Subject: Controlling dimension text



You can control the settings affecting the appearance of dimension text. Any changes you make affect the current dimension style. The image tile on the right side of the Dimension Styles dialog box shows the appearance of the dimensions based on the current dimension style settings.       

 

Text between extension lines aligned
horizontally.

 

Text between extension lines aligned with dimension line.

 

To align dimension text with the dimension line    

   1   Do one of the following to choose Dimension Styles Manager ():   

   On the ribbon, choose Annotate > Dimension Styles Manager (in Dimensions).

   On the menu, choose Dimensions > Dimension Styles Manager or choose Format > Dimension Styles Manager.

   On the Dimensioning or Styles toolbar, click the Dimension Styles Manager tool.

   Type setdim and then press Enter.     

   2   Click the Text tab.     

   3   Make your selections.

   4   Click OK.

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