TechDraw ExtensionPosHorizChainDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionPosHorizChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionPosHorizChainDimension

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Position Horizontal Chain Dimensions
Workbenches
TechDraw
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.20
See also
TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension, TechDraw ExtensionPosObliqueChainDimension

Description

The TechDraw ExtensionPosHorizChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionPosHorizChainDimension tool aligns horizontal dimensions to create a chain dimension.

TechDraw ExtensionPosHorizChainDimensionExample.png

On the right the aligned dimensions

Usage

  1. Select two or more horizontal dimensions.
  2. The first dimension defines the position. This dimension will not be move.
  3. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  4. The dimensions are aligned and their dimension texts are centered.

Notes

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