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Roy_043
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Re: TechDraw question

Postby Roy_043 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:23 pm

The OP should test with different fonts f.e. MS Arial.
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Re: TechDraw question

Postby wandererfan » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:39 pm

un1corn wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:14 pm
Attached file for your perusal.
Your dimension font size is set to 1.25 mm. You might want to try something bigger as a first step. With that change, your file looks ok on v0.18.4.
_001BasePlate_v0184_2.png
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OS: Linux Mint 19.2
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.18.4.
Build type: Release
Python version: 3.6.8
Qt version: 5.9.5
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
Locale: English/Canada (en_CA)
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Re: TechDraw question

Postby un1corn » Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:22 pm

A bit more food for thought
I include this drawing of the same base plate which was done last year in FC V0.16 using Dimension Drawing WB on this same (HP Z1 G3 Workstation).
As you can see the dimensions are fine.
Hopefully it might fuel the grey matters out there.
Thanks again folks.
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Re: TechDraw question

Postby un1corn » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:21 am

Thanks Roy_043, I incorrectly assumed that all text were generated at a 0,0,0 point, the placement varies even within the same name group.
I have now chosen Myanmar text style which gives me the space I was looking for.
Sincere thanks to those of you who have taken the time to read and respond to my post.
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