MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Help

Dimensions Toolbox

The Dimensions toolbox contains dimensioning tools.

All tools in a toolbox are not always visible by default. To see all tools, right-click in the toolbox and select Show All from the menu.

To Use
Dimension an element. Creates all associations automatically, if Association is on.

Element Dimensioning
Dimension linear size (distance), with each dimension computed from the endpoint of the previous one and placed in line (chained).

Linear Dimensioning
Dimension an angle.

Angular Dimensioning
Label distances along an axis from a common point of origin.

Ordinate Dimensioning
Change a dimension to the active dimensioning attributes.

Change Dimension
Set the active dimension settings to the dimension attributes of a dimension element.

Match Dimension Settings
Break up a dimension element(s) into their components.

Drop Dimension Element
Recreate a linear or radial dimension's association to an element.

Reassociate Dimension
Create angular dimensions.
Angular Dimensions Toolbox
Place a center mark at the center of a circle or circular arc.
Place Center Mark
Import, export, and label coordinate points.

XYZ Text toolbox