Document Properties: Dimension Default

Manages the default dimension style for the current model.

Name

Dimension style name <Default>.

Font

Dimension text font.

Number format

Decimal

1.25

Fractional

1-1/4

Feet & Inches

1'-3"

Precision

The number of decimal places for the distance display.

Angle Precision

The number of decimal places for the angle display.

Sizes

Text and item sizes in document units.

Text height

Sets the text height.

Extension line extension

Length of the extension line above the dimension line.

Dimension line extension

The distance the dimension line is extended past the extension lines (generally used with ticks)

Text gap

Size of the gap between the text and the dimension line.

Extension line offset

The distance from the dimension point on the object to the start of the extension line.

Centermark size

The size of the center mark for radius and diameter dimensions.


Arrow length (1), Extension line extension (2), Extension line offset (3).

Dimension arrows

Length

The length of the dimension arrow.

Style

Leader arrows

Length

The length of the leader arrow.

Style

Text alignment

Above dimension line

Places text above the dimension line. Rotates the text to align with the dimension line.

In dimension line

Cuts the dimension line and centers the text inside it.

Horizontal to view

Draws the text horizontal to the view, regardless of the direction of the dimension line.

Advanced Dimension Text Options

Primary text

Length factor

The conversion factor between Rhino units and dimension units.

Prefix

Text to prefix to the dimension text.

Suffix

Text to append to the dimension text.

Alternate text

Displays a different unit system in addition to the primary text.

Use Alternate Text

Turns on the alternate unit system

Number format

Units system for the alternate dimensions.

Decimal

(1.25)

Fractional

(1-1/4)

Feet & Inches

(1'-3")

Length factor

The conversion factor between Rhino units and alternate units.

Precision

Number of decimal places to display.

Prefix

Text to prefix to the dimension text.

Suffix

Text to append to the dimension text.

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