TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimension

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TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimension

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Dimensions → Create Horizontal Coordinate Dimensions
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionCreateVertCoordDimension, TechDraw ExtensionCreateObliqueCoordDimension


The TechDraw ExtensionCreateHorizCoordDimension tool creates horizontal coordinate dimensions: multiple evenly spaced dimensions starting from the same baseline.

On the right the created dimensions


  1. Optionally specify the cascade spacing with the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select three or more vertexes.
  3. The selection order of the first two vertexes determines the position of the baseline. If the vertex that is selected first is to the left of the second, the baseline is created at the leftmost vertex, else it is created at the rightmost vertex.
  4. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  5. Coordinate dimensions with centered dimension texts are created.