TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimension

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

Description

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

TechDraw ExtensionPosVertChainDimensionExample.png

On the right the aligned dimensions

Usage

  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.

Notes

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