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Setting text size for dimensions

Setting text size for dimensions

Setting text size for dimensions

I have this odd problem that cropped up recently whenever I open a new document in Draftsight. I create an entity then click linear dimension. The Dimension itself is 10x as big as the entity and I can't figure out why. When I first got Draftsight going I never had this issue. I'll attached a pic of what I'm seeing. In this case a 1" round disk with two holes. When I choose to dimension the boss at one end the arrows for the dimension are 5x the size of the entity. I just don't get it.


RE: Setting text size for dimensions

Looks like a scaling problem to me.
Format/Dimension Style/Drafting Styles/Dimension/
From there you can manually adjust the size of the arrows and also adjust the scale factor of the dimensions.

Format/Dimension Style/Drafting Styles/Dimension/Fit/Dimension scale/
There is also a box to scale dims according to sheet.

RE: Setting text size for dimensions

Thank you. I did seem to get something workable but I guess my question is what is the default setting? I never had this issue before. I ended up choosing .1 for scale dimension. The other two options did not do anything when changed.


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