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Dimensions going crazy

Dimensions going crazy

(OP)
When I dimension they include circles and rectangles and making a mess of everything. The dimension styles manager box shows heaps of circles and rectangles.

Anyone have an explanation ?

Annoying and making me go crazy.

RE: Dimensions going crazy

I would go into block editor and see if the architectural tick block (think block is called _archtick or something like that) has a circle that has been added to it by mistake.

That's my best guess, if that's not it, no idea. We have a few clients that use custom arrowheads, and have encountered similar issues when someone edits the incorrect block.

RE: Dimensions going crazy

(OP)
Thanks for reply ohiocad.

I went to the block editor and there is a rectangle and circle for the arc tick. It can be edited back to the original block.

But why did it change ?

Im the only one using the drawing file and never did any block changes to this block.

RE: Dimensions going crazy

No telling on that one. Have seen autocad do some goofy things. No chance someone else worked in the drawing, or that it was modified and sent back to you by a client, etc?

RE: Dimensions going crazy

(OP)
All I remember is that I worked on the job for a few hours straight, dimensioning, and then had a look at another part of the job and there was a mass of circles and rectangles.
Thats when I started to pull my hair out.

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