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Draft it Help System

The complete Help system for Draft it is available on these pages.

How To The Program Interface
File Menu The Ribbon
Architectural Ribbon Page Draw Ribbon Page Modify Ribbon Page Settings Ribbon Page Views & Zoom Ribbon Page Command Specific Ribbons Minimise/Expand the Ribbon
System Toolbar Quick Access Toolbar Command Window Drawing Tabs Layout Explorer Properties Explorer Referenced Drawings Status Bar Symbol Library Explorer
Radial Dimension

Available in: FREE, Plus, Pro and Architectural

This command creates a radial dimension for an arc or circle. Select the 'Radial Dimension' button Radial Dimension 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 Arc/Circle:

Click on the arc or circle to dimension. The radial dimension is now attached to the cursor displaying the dimension. The command prompt reads:

Give Dimension Position:

As you move the cursor the dimension slides around and will flip outside/inside the arc/circle accordingly. You will see that the dimension line extends to the cursor position so it is possible to create the dimension in any position. Simply click to accept the position of the dimension.

To edit a Radial dimension see Modifying/Moving Dimensions.