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Create a jogged extension line not dimjogline

Create a jogged extension line not dimjogline

(OP)
Need to create a dimension that is shown but the extension lines are on another line, not precisely what I want. I need the command that will let me point the extension line to the right place then "jog over" a little to get it off the other line. Clear as mud? Need some help here.

Frank Reid
Reid Engineering Services of Utah

RE: Create a jogged extension line not dimjogline

Not quit clear. Right click and then left click on the dimension --> "Dim Text position" --> "Move with Dim line" and then move it, provided that's what you mean.

RE: Create a jogged extension line not dimjogline

Sorry, made a mistake - first left and then right.

RE: Create a jogged extension line not dimjogline

Left click the dimension then use the grips to move the text?
Use DimBreak to break the dimension line?
Hard to know what you need...

RE: Create a jogged extension line not dimjogline

(OP)

I didn't make myself clear. Maybe this attachment will show what I want. When the extension lines are close to another object but I want to move them away from it I would use a "jog" in the lines. Maybe I'm using the wrong word. Here is what I meant.

Frank Reid
Reid Engineering Services of Utah

RE: Create a jogged extension line not dimjogline

Nothing in AutoCAD for this. But, what I do is leave the dimension associative, turn off the extension lines and draw my own polylines for the jogged extension lines.

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