TechDraw ExtensionCascadeHorizDimension

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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.

On the right the evenly spaced horizontal dimensions


  1. Optionally specify the cascade spacing with the 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 Cascade Horizontal Dimensions button.
    • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → 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.