Sketch Option: Add Dimension

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Here's a quick tip for adding dimensions to your sketches. When inserting a sketch you have these options by default.

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If you go to tools, options, sketches, you will find another setting that can expand these options.

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Checking this box gives you these options for sketching:

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This option allows you to type a dimension on the fly or it will tie a dimention to the sketch entity so you don't have to do it later.

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Some of you may already have known about this, yes it was there in 2012. But you may not know that it was modified in 2013 as seen here:


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Which now gives you the ability to skip a dimension. If you do not give it a value and press enter. It will not place the dimension and allow you to keep placing lines like normal.


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John Van Engen
CATI Tech Support
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