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How to Insert Parallel Dimensions in IronCAD Draft?

ID: FQ-0000201

Applies to:

  • IronCAD Draft
  • IronCAD
  • Inovate

Question

How to insert parallel dimensions in IronCAD Draft?

I only managed to have orthogonal dimensions (horizontal, vertical), but not parallel to the line.

Answer

First, select the Dimension ribbon bar, then click on Dimension.

IronCAD Draft Select Dimension Tool

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Click on your desired line, and notice that an Ortho dimension will be drawn.

IronCAD Draft Select Line to Dimension, change from Ortho

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Also notice that when selecting the line to dimension, an additional toolbar properties will appear on the lower side of the window. Click on Ortho will change to Parallel, ready for you to dimension that angled line.

IronCAD Draft Drawing Parallel Dimension

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Thanks to Rob Patterson from Aerotech for his hint :)

 

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