Dimension circle

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Wsk8
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Dimension circle

Postby Wsk8 » Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:59 pm

Hello,
is it possible to dimension circles like in a or c in TD?
https://sielearning.tafensw.edu.au/tool ... _2_5g6.jpg

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Re: Dimension circle

Postby babaroga » Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:23 pm

Yes it is.
Select your dimension, switch properties to View and on bottom, find "Standard and style" switch it to ISO Referencing


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Or you can also play with "Rendering extent" and switch it to Minimal


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Re: Dimension circle

Postby Wsk8 » Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:35 pm

Thx, that's it!
Searched the whole data tab for optiones, but didn't think of changing to view :?

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Re: Dimension circle

Postby babaroga » Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:11 pm

BTW, @wandererfan, Is it possible to add separate preferences for linear and circular dimensions. So far, you did beautiful job with preferences pages for TD. It makes life much easier.

Somehow, I prefer "ISO oriented" style for linear dimensions and "ISO referencing" for circular. It is much easier to place readable circular dims on parts with lot of holes, eg. side panels of furniture cabinets.
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Re: Dimension circle

Postby wandererfan » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:37 pm

babaroga wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:11 pm
Is it possible to add separate preferences for linear and circular dimensions.
Off the top of my head, yes. Not for v0.19 though.

What about angular dims? Do they need their own preference?
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Re: Dimension circle

Postby babaroga » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:24 pm

I think default style of angular dimensions is OK. In very rare situations, it is not too much hustle to modify it manualy.