TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Align vertical dimensions
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionPosHorizChainDimension, TechDraw ExtensionPosObliqueChainDimension


The TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension tool aligns vertical dimensions to create a chain dimension.

TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimensionExample.png

On the right the aligned dimensions


  1. Select the first vertical 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 vertical dimensions to the selection.
  3. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  4. The dimensions are aligned and their dimension texts are centered.


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