Menu: Utilities->Dimension

With the dimensions option it is possible to add textual information to your model. This information can be moved to a different layer or deleted.

The following options are available:

Menu: Utilities->Dimension->Create

  • Vertex: Shows the coordinates of a vertex. Click over an existing point and then click where you want the dimension to be written.
  • Distance: Shows the distance between two points. You have to select two points and then click where you want the dimension to be written.
  • Angle: Shows the size of an angle in degrees. You have to select three points and then click where you want the dimension to be written.
  • Radius: Shows the center and radius of an arc. You have to select an existing arc and then click where you want the dimension to be written.
  • Text: Shows a text string defined by the user. Enter the text and click where you want the text to be written.

Menu: Utilities->Dimension->Delete

Deletes a "dimension". Select the dimension you want to delete and press ESC.

Menu: Utilities->Dimension->Edit

Select the dimension you want to edit, change the text, and click OK.

Menu: Utilities->Dimension->ShowBox

This option lets you change the appearance of a "dimension"; a "dimension" can be drawn with or without a box. Choose ShowBox on or off, select a "dimension", and press ESC.

distance

angle

radius