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GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft

GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft

GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft


I`m currently using SOlidEdge ST9 and creating a part drawing in draft. I want to apply a position tolerance to a hole and also show the hole diameter (with tolerance class) above the FCF as stated in ISO 1101. How to put the hole dimension above the FCF? The situation can be seen on the picture but this is obviously no solution..


RE: GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft

Select the FCF.
In the Command Bar, turn off the leader line.
Grab the FCF and drag it on top of the dimension.
It will attach to the dimension.
You can then snap the FCF to different locations, including the bottom of the dimension.


RE: GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft

Thanks for the answer swertel.

I did as you suggested and got some results but it`s still not 100 % the way I want it to be (please see the pic). Maybe I misunderstood the snapping to dimension part.. when I drag it on top the dimension then the dimension highligths (in red color) but nothing else happens.. I can still drag the FCF anywhere and the dimension stays in place.

RE: GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft

Also on the Command Bar.

With the dimension selected, there is an icon to select a horizontal segment to the callout.

In the image above, it's in the set of icons at the right side of the bar, just to the right of the leader line icon (which is orange).


RE: GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft

So you use callout for hole dimensioning and not smart dimension? In this case how to you apply tolerance class with deviations to the hole nominal diameter(as in my example)? If I use callout then yes the FCF snaps to the dimension line but it snaps to the upper corner or lower corner of the FCF. But according to the standard the horizontalt segment of the line should start from the center of either of the FCF vertical side (pic). Maybe there is actually no way to get it right in solid edge..

RE: GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft

Are you able to upload that draft file without disclosing any proprietary information? I can't seem to replicate the issue.


RE: GD€&T in SolidEdge Draft

I have an academic copy of ST9 so i´m not sure if you can open it. But i made another explanatory pic. I can create the FCF the way you did in your pic and i can but the hole nominal diameter on top of the FCF (with Callout). Additionally i can put the tolerance class behind the nominal dimeter by manually typing the tc to the callout(e.g. H10). But i cannot add the deviations shown in parenthesis (pic).

Hopefully I made my problem somewhat clearer.

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