TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Space horizontal dimensions
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimension, TechDraw ExtensionCascadeObliqueDimension


The TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension tool evenly spaces horizontal dimensions.

TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimensionExample.png

On the right the evenly spaced horizontal dimensions


  1. The spacing is determined by the Cascade spacing box in the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select the first horizontal dimension. This dimension will not be moved, the dimensions that are added to the selection will be positioned relative to this dimension.
  3. Add one or more horizontal dimensions in the correct order to the selection.
  4. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  5. The dimensions are evenly spaced and their dimension texts are centered.


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