Types of Dimensions - SmartSketch - Help

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A linear dimension measures the length of a line or the distance between two points or elements. You can place linear dimensions with the Distance Between and SmartDimension commands.

An angular dimension measures the angle of a line, the sweep angle of an arc, or the angle between two or more lines or points. You can place angular dimensions with the Angle Between and SmartDimension commands.

A radial dimension measures the radius of elements, such as arcs, circles, ellipses, or curves. You can place a radial dimension with the SmartDimension command.

A diameter dimension measures the diameter of elements, such as circles and ellipses. You can place a diameter dimension with the SmartDimension command.

The components of a dimension are as follows:

(A)

Projection line

(E)

Break line

(B)

Dimension line

(F)

Symbol

(C)

Dimensional value

(G)

Connect line

(D)

Terminator

See Also

Move a Dimension
Place a Linear, Angular, or Radial Dimension