Creating Linear Dimensions

The LinearDimension command creates horizontal, vertical, and rotated linear Dimensions.

To create linear Dimensions:

  1. Click Dimension > Linear (or type LinearDimension).
  2. Specify the first and second extension line origins.

    - or -

    Press Enter, and specify an entity to dimension. You can specify Lines, PolyLines, Circles, and Arcs. The start and end points of linear entities, or the diameter of circular entities are measured.
  3. In the graphics area, click to place the dimension lines or specify an option:
  4. The measurement is placed as Dimension text based on the definitions of the current DimensionStyle.


Command: LinearDimension

Menu: Dimension > Linear

Related Topics

Creating Parallel Dimensions