TechDraw ExtensionCascadeObliqueDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionCascadeObliqueDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCascadeObliqueDimension

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Space oblique dimensions
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension, TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimension


The TechDraw ExtensionCascadeObliqueDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCascadeObliqueDimension tool evenly spaces oblique dimensions.

TechDraw ExtensionCascadeObliqueDimensionExample.png

On the right the evenly spaced oblique dimensions


  1. The spacing is determined by the Cascade spacing box in the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select the first oblique dimension. This dimension will not be moved, the dimensions that are added to the selection will be positioned relative to this dimension.
  3. Add one or more parallel oblique dimensions in the correct order to the selection.
  4. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  5. The dimensions are evenly spaced and their dimension texts are centered.


  • The tool can also be used to center the dimension text of a single dimension.