Dimension Styles Dialog
When you change a dimension styles setting, the setting is highlighted in blue.
|Creates a new "Untitled" dimension style in the Dimension Style list. This style inherits all of the attributes of the active dimension style.|
|Makes the selected dimension style the active dimension style.|
|Saves changes to the selected dimension style.|
|Creates a copy of the selected dimension style in the Dimension Style list.|
|Lets you enter a new name for the selected dimension style.|
|Removes the selected dimension styles from the Dimension Styles list.|
|Resets each selected dimension style to its previously saved version.|
| Saves changes to multiple selected dimension styles.
To modify multiple styles simultaneously: select the styles, modify the settings, and choose Save All.
|Opens the Dimension Style Import dialog, which lets you select a DGN file or library to import.|
| Updates the dimension styles in the DGN file to reflect changes in a configured DGN library. (If a dimension style in a DGN library changes, dimension styles placed in DGN files prior to the change are not automatically updated.)
|Closes the Dimension Styles dialog.|
|Toggles on and off the display of the preview pane, which displays dimensions using the selected dimension style.|
|Toggles on and off the display of the Dimension Styles list.|
|Dimension Styles list|| Style changes and updates operate on the selected styles. To select multiple styles, use the <Ctrl> and <Shift> keys.
|Icons||Controls how dimension styles are created and managed. See Dimension Styles dialog icons.|
|Geometry tab||The Geometry tab contains controls that affect the appearance of the dimension's geometry.|
|Units tab||The Units tab contains controls that affect the display format for units in dimension text.|
|Text tab||The Text tab contains controls that affect the placement and appearance of dimension text.|
|Symbology tab||The Symbology tab contains controls for dimension lines, extension lines, text, and terminator symbology.|
|Advanced tab||The Advanced tab contains all controls for dimension styles. Many of these controls are also found on other Dimension Styles tabs.|
|Preview pane|| Displays how dimensions will look using the active settings in the active dimension style.
Right-click to display a menu that lets you turn on and off the Preview pane, as well as select the type of dimensions to display: Linear, Angular, Radial, or Note.