TechDraw ExtensionCreateObliqueChainDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionCreateObliqueChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCreateObliqueChainDimension

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Dimensions → Create oblique chain dimension
Workbenches
TechDraw
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.20
See also
TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizChainDimension, TechDraw ExtensionCreateVertChainDimension

Description

The TechDraw ExtensionCreateObliqueChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCreateObliqueChainDimension tool creates an oblique chain dimension: a sequence of aligned dimensions.

TechDraw ExtensionCreateObliqueChainDimensionExample.png

On the right the created dimensions

Usage

  1. Select the first two vertices. These vertices also determine the direction and position of the chain dimension.
  2. Select one or more additional vertices in any order.
  3. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  4. A chain dimension with centered dimension texts is created.