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Ordinate dimensioning

Ordinate dimensioning

Ordinate dimensioning

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home, Annotate – Dimensions >  Ordinate

MouseOK    Menu: Dimensions Ordinate

MouseOK    Toolbar: Utilities –

KeyboardOK Command line: MDIMORD

To specify the chain of linear ordinate dimensions:

     

1.    Start the Auto command.

2.    Select the Ordinate option in the command line or context menu.

3.    Specify the first point of the first dimension:

4.    Specify the second point of the first dimension:

5.    Specify the dimension line location:

6.    Select the Base option in the command line or context menu and specify the endpoint of the second ordinate dimension:

7.    Specify all the endpoints of the other ordinate dimensions:

8.    Press ENTER to finish the command:

To specify the chain of angular ordinate dimensions:

     

1.    Start the Auto command.

2.    Select the angUlar option in the command line or context menu

3.    Specify the first point of the angular dimension (vertex of angle):

4.    Specify the second point of the angular dimension:

5.    Specify the third point of the angular dimension:

6.    Select the Ordinate option in the context menu and specify the dimension line location:

7.    Select the CHain option in the command line or context menu and specify the endpoint of the second dimension:

8.    Specify the endpoint of the third dimension:

9.    Specify the endpoint of the last dimension:

10. Press ENTER to finish the command:

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