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dimensioning... not quite there...

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dear all

thanks for the reply, but i am still having problems....

when i dimension, i cannot reduce the size of the 45 degree slash used to indicate the length of the line.... i can reduce the default arrowhead, and i can reduce the dimension arrowhead slash if i ungroup the dimension, but then i lose its integrity...

if i change the class default and then dimension... no change...

any ideas anyone.....

david

ps has anyone noticed that the class window is pretty useless if you draw with a black screen

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Dimension tick modifications can be made under:

Document Preferences/ Dimensions/ Dimension Standard/ Custom Dimensions/ Edit/ Linear Markers/ Length

Along that route, you'll notice other parameters such as slash thickness, which I think is one of the niftiest little features of VW.

And drawing with a black screen? That preference seems to be an archaic carry-over from old cathode-ray tube screens and Autocad. I think drawing with a white background is more natural -- like writing on white paper.

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Kenneth

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Kenneth is absolutly right. The only thing I might add is that if you are not already using a custom dimension standard, you will have to create a new one first, then edit it. (you cannot edit any of the predefined dimension standards).

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