Using SmartDimensions

Use the SmartDimension command to create Dimensions by specifying entities.

You can apply the command to Lines, PolyLine segments, Arcs, Circles, and Rings:

To dimension entities:

  1. Click Dimension > Smart (or type SmartDimension).
  2. In the graphics area, select an entity to dimension.
  3. Click to place the dimension line.
  4. To use another dimension type for Circles or Arcs, specify an option:
  5. When you move the pointer during a linear dimensioning, you can:
  6. Press Enter.

  Use the ContinueDimension command to create linear dimension chains.


Command: SmartDimension

Menu: Dimension > Smart

Related Topics

Creating Parallel Dimensions

Creating Linear Dimensions

Creating Arc Length Dimensions

Creating Radial Dimensions

Creating Diameter Dimensions

Creating Angular Dimensions