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Introduction to AutoCAD® 2015: A Modern Perspective by Paul Richard, Jim Fitzgerald

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Chapter 13. Dimensioning Drawings

Chapter Objectives

Create different types of dimension objects

Create dimensions that match industry standards

Control dimension associativity

Create and manage dimension styles

Create leader notes

Update dimensions

Match the settings of an existing dimension style

Introduction

Dimensioning drawings can be one of the more challenging aspects of using AutoCAD. Although creating dimension objects is fairly straightforward, controlling their look and behavior can be tricky. This is due to the many different types of dimension objects and the large number of variables that control how they look and behave. How you use dimensions and how they look and behave can also vary greatly depending on your ...

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