## How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

## How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

(OP)

Hi,

Let's say we got a 2 D file for revision and suspect that some of the dimension are fake.

Is there any way (other than inspecting every dimension) to find them at once?

Thanks

Let's say we got a 2 D file for revision and suspect that some of the dimension are fake.

Is there any way (other than inspecting every dimension) to find them at once?

Thanks

CAD 2015

## RE: How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

Do you mean that you think the automatic dim callout has been replaced with a typed-in value (so that the dim would not update were you to change the model)?

The solution to that depends on what problem you're trying to solve...

## RE: How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

I found out that one of the dimension was fake (type-in value on Properties).

Tha task is done but I'd like to know if fake dimension could be find easier.......

CAD 2015

## RE: How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

Fake dimensions are then brown in color.

Colors are identified here:

## RE: How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

You can use also the macro below which is doing in fact the search of fake dimensions and color them in red if you don't have the analyze option turned on...

## CODE --> CATScript

Regards

Fernando

https://picasaweb.google.com/102257836106335725208 - Romania

https://picasaweb.google.com/103462806772634246699... - EU

## RE: How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

Thank you, Ferdo!

CAD 2015

## RE: How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

I have been trying to apply your macro; unfortunately, I got the error messages below:

What went wrong?

Thanks!

CAD 2015

## RE: How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

If you want to use catvbs you need to write ' before each As (this means comment, everything which is after this sign will be ignored) so you will have

## CODE --> catvbs

Regards

Fernando

https://picasaweb.google.com/102257836106335725208 - Romania

https://picasaweb.google.com/103462806772634246699... - EU

## RE: How to find the fake dimension in Catia 2D drafting......

Thanks a lot, Ferdo!

CAD 2015