TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension

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    TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension.svg TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension

    Menu location
    TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Cascade Horizontal Dimensions
    Default shortcut
    Introduced in version
    See also
    TechDraw ExtensionCascadeVertDimension, TechDraw ExtensionCascadeObliqueDimension


    The TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension tool evenly spaces horizontal dimensions.

    TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimensionExample.png

    On the right the evenly spaced horizontal dimensions


    1. Optionally specify the cascade spacing with the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
    2. Select two or more horizontal dimensions.
    3. The first dimension defines the position. This dimension will not be moved, the other dimensions will be positioned relative to this dimension.
    4. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
      • Press the TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension.svg Cascade Horizontal Dimensions button.
      • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension.svg Cascade Horizontal Dimensions option from the menu.
    5. The dimensions are evenly spaced and their dimension texts are centered.


    • The tool can also be used to center the dimension text of a single dimension.