The dimension object consists of two leader lines, the dimension line and the value:
To configure the properties of the dimensions, perform the procedures below:
1. Select the dimension to be edited, and access Tools - Properties:
2. In Appearance, set:
Line color: defines the color that the dimension line and the leader lines will be displayed;
Line thickness: defines the thickness of the dimension line and the leader lines;
Invert arrow: defines whether the arrowhead, defined in the item Size Arrow, will be inverted or not;
Extension line: determines whether extension lines are drawn for the dimension or not;
Arrowhead Size: defines the size of the arrow;
Dimension Type: changes the dimension type from normal and Leader type
Arrowhead: defines the arrow model to be used at the end of the dimension line;
3. In Others, define:
Can be moved: define whether the dimension can be moved or not;
Can be removed: define whether the dimension can be removed or not;
Protected: define whether the dimension can change or not;
4. In Position, define:
Angle: set the dimension of the dimension;
Offset: Define the distance between the points used in the definition.
5. In Text, define:
Real Value: define whether the real value of the dimension should be displayed or not;
Unit Format: defines the dimension measurement format;
Text: define the text to be displayed next to the dimension line.
IMPORTANT: If this property is blank, the displayed value will be the real value of the dimension. If any value is informed, it will be displayed, as long as the Real Value property is set to No.
Follow Angle: define whether the dimension text follows the dimension line or not, after defining the angle in the Position category.
Text Color: set the color of the dimension value text;
Font: define the font of the dimension value text;
Over Line: defines whether the dimension text will be displayed on or below the dimension line;
6. In Alternative Text, define:
Show Alternative Text: define whether an alternate dimension text will be displayed or not;
Real Value: defines whether the real value of the dimension should be displayed or not as alternative text.
IMPORTANT: If this property is set to No, the text entered in the Alternative Text property is displayed.
Alternative Unit Format: defines the dimension measurement format if the alternative text is a value;
Alternative Text: by default, this property displays the real value of the dimension. Enter the alternative text you want to display;
Prefix: inform the text you want to display before the alternative text;
Suffix: inform the text you want to display after the alternative text;