2.7.A Adding Dimensions to Model Views



Practice Exercise (Optional)

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  1. Add Aligned Dimensions for Level 2 plan view:
  • Open the Level 2 plan view
  • Add a string of dimensions between all the north-south collum grids, and another string of dimensions between all the east-west grids
  • Add a string dimension from north to south showing the location for the walls separating the two rooms in upper right corner of the floor plan
  • Select the dimensions and turn on the EQ to move the wall
  • Add Angular Dimensions for Level 2 plan view
  • Open the Level 2 plan view
  • Show the angle between the diagonal walls for the room in the bottom left corner
  • Create a new dimension style displaying the length in metric units
  • Change the Units Format to be Meters with 2 decimal places accuracy, add the m symbol
  • Change the dimension strings connecting the column grids to this new dimension type

When you have completed this exercise, your model should look like this:


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