This command breaks the selected dimension leader line with a preset gap. The dimension used to calculate the gap is the current dimension style leader line offset.
The gap is created twice the size on this offset, equally split either side of the break point indicated.
Select the 'Break Dimension Line' button
and the Ribbon changes to show the current
dimension properties. You can change any of these settings whilst you are creating the dimension. The command prompt reads:
Give Dimension Leader to Break:
Click on the leader line to break. The prompt now reads:
The first image shows the unbroken leader, the second image shows the resulting break.
The broken leader line length is actually shortened to the break point, a standard line is added with the same layer and appearance as the leader.
This line is not part of the dimension. For this reason it is anticipated that this feature is used when a drawing is complete.
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