TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimension

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Dimensions → Create Horizontal Coordinate Dimensions
Workbenches
TechDraw
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.20
See also
TechDraw ExtensionCreateVertCoordDimension, TechDraw ExtensionCreateObliqueCoordDimension

Description

The TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimension tool creates horizontal coordinate dimensions: multiple evenly spaced dimensions starting from the same baseline.

TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimensionExample.png

On the right the created dimensions

Usage

  1. Optionally specify the cascade spacing with the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select three or more vertexes.
  3. The selection order of the first two vertexes determines the position of the baseline. If the vertex that is selected first is to the left of the second, the baseline is created at the leftmost vertex, else it is created at the rightmost vertex.
  4. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  5. Coordinate dimensions with centered dimension texts are created.