TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimension

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


The TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimension tool evenly spaces vertical dimensions.

TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimensionExample.png

On the right the evenly spaced vertical dimensions


  1. The spacing is determined by the Cascade spacing box in the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select the first vertical 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 vertical 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.