TechDraw ExtensionPosObliqueChainDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionPosObliqueChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionPosObliqueChainDimension

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Align oblique dimensions
Workbenches
TechDraw
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.20
See also
TechDraw ExtensionPosHorizChainDimension, TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension

Description

The TechDraw ExtensionPosObliqueChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionPosObliqueChainDimension tool aligns oblique dimensions to create a chain dimension.

TechDraw ExtensionPosObliqueChainDimensionExample.png

On the right the aligned dimensions

Usage

  1. Select the first oblique dimension. This dimension will not be moved, the dimensions that are added to the selection will be aligned with this dimension.
  2. Add one or more parallel oblique dimensions to the selection.
  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.