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angular dimensions


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I use std dimensions with new references to insert dimensions to my drawing. Is there a way to specify what kind of references I want to select? For example if the dimension referece should be a point, line or curve. I get a attach type menu to choose from, but that is helpful only if I want to select points as references.

say I want to create a radial/diameter dimension. I use the "on entity" attach type to select the curve. But this method seems to be arbitrary and sometimes it selects the point at end of curve.

a biggerproblem is with angular dimensions, when I need to select two intersecting lines. It always selects one of two endpoints on the line depending on where I click. Is there a way around this problem? any help would be appreciated.

thanks, abhishek


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TryIntersect or make line some time this will let you pick diffent points or curve that you can't withOn Entityor Center


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ya i also faced that problems. better use "query sel" while giving radius dimensions and angular dimensions. it will help u a lot.

if i know the version of proe you are using , it will help me for the reply.