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Dimension Extension Lines
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* February 23, 2010, 05:41:24 PM
Pleeese can we have a feature that allows dimension lines to be drawn at a fixed length and the offset distance is variable. This would cut down the time to dimension an architectural floor plan by at least half.
Walter

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* February 14, 2011, 04:23:57 AM
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Also a very old topic, but I am forced to post to this, since there´s not been any answers to it yet.

I set up a grid of construction lines around my floorplan, and then use those nifty little automatic temp construction lines to guide my placement of the dimensioning lines. In addition I create a second set of clines that describes the length of my extension lines.
I just now noticed that you can create an offset for the extension lines, so that the actual measuring point and the start of the dimension extension line are apart.

But I wouldn´t mind having a "set length of dimension extension line"-setting, too ;)

Michael

EDIT: A few other threads on this and similar topics:

German and Australian extension line style request:
http://forums.doublecad.com/index.php?topic=759.msg3457#msg3457

Offset to zero not possible by design: http://forums.doublecad.com/index.php?topic=735.0

Unanswered questions about Dimension style palette: http://forums.doublecad.com/index.php?topic=735.0



« Last Edit: February 14, 2011, 04:30:56 AM by Michael_1138 »

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* February 14, 2011, 01:42:55 PM
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Thanks for your support Michael
Seasdes

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* March 03, 2011, 08:28:38 AM
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Seasdes,

you´re welcome ;)

I´ve worked with DCad on a small project, and the dimensioning became a very, very tedious task, even after a while of getting used to it.

With a large chunk of the target group IMO being architects, those small improvements would keep a lot of people with DCad.

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* May 12, 2011, 01:28:52 AM
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* May 12, 2011, 01:46:42 AM
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Just talked to the German support, very friendly people, but unfortunately the "localization" won´t include (as I had hoped) the 1,12³ i.e. third figure raised, which is really,really important for professionally looking floor plans. A real bummer :(

http://www.normalfall.com/index-Dateien/1356.pdf

I know I am really pesky about this, but to me it seems like such an easy implementation which would go really a long way.

Does TurboCad have this feature?

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May 12, 2011, 10:56:04 AM
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No, TurboCAD cannot do that either.

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* May 12, 2011, 11:57:26 AM
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Hey Brian,

thanks, a little disappointing, though, taking in account how long TurboCad has been around. But then again a relief and probably a chance for DCad ;)

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