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debenriver
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Yet another request

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Hi Eric

This is about the Single and Multiple dimension tools. Would it be possible to be able to select the style of the witness lines (in a similar way as selecting the style of arrow)?

For example, I use dashed witness lines rather than solid (probably old-fashioned I know!) to keep them visually separate from the lines making up the drawn objects – like this:

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So I don't use the dimensioning tools much, which is a pity because using them speeds thing up a lot!

Cheers -- George
Eric Pousse
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Re: Yet another request

Post by Eric Pousse »

Bonjour George,

I never drawn dimensions like this.
Sometime I did dimensions between axis but they are drawn before the dimensions.
But why not!
This imposes a redesign of the dialog for the dimension prefs.

Cordialement
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Re: Yet another request

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Sometime I did dimensions between axis but they are drawn before the dimensions.
But why not!
This imposes a redesign of the dialog for the dimension prefs.
Yes that's what I do now - draw the dashed witness lines first and then use the measurement tool to provide the dimension – which is a bit of a hassle and slow.

I hoped it wouldn't be a huge redesign ....

Cheers -- George

Edit: One of the strengths of RealCADD is the many ways you can do something, so your drawing preferences can be accommodated
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