Dimensioning is very versatile in Autocad for your technical drawings. Also options of dimension lines and other parameters of dimensions are very widespread. In here, we explain how to modify your dimension line arrows and symbols in Autocad options.
To open the options for dimensions in Autocad, click on ‘Annotation’ then click on line standard which is ‘ISO-25’ above, then click on ‘Manage Dimesion Styles…’ as shown by green arrow above.
After clicking on ‘Manage Dimension Styles’ in Autocad, window like above will be opened. You can see the all the dimension style in the list that is shown in red box. Also you can do adjustments on these dimension styles with option in green box above in Autocad.
If you click on ‘New’, button you can create your own dimension style in Autocad and, if you click on ‘Modify…’ button, you can edit the selected dimension style from list.
After clicking on ‘Modify’, click on ‘Symbols and Arrows’ section as shown by red arrow above.
As you see above you can select type of arrowheads in Autocad from green box region. You can select different types of arrowheads for each arrows in dimensions. First arrowhead is shown by green arrow above, second one is show nby blue and leader arrowhead is shown by yelow arrow above in preview.
Center marks are the features that shows centers of arcs, circles etc. You can adjust its style as ‘Mark’ or ‘Line’ as shown in yellow box above in Autocad. If you select ‘Mark’, you can adjust its height also.
You can adjust the dimension break in your dimensions in Autocad as shown in blue box.
When you dimension the lengths of arcs in Autocad, there is a symbol will be appeared on dimension line. You can adjust this symbol’s place on your dimension line, or cancel it by selecting ‘None’ as shown by red box above in Autocad.
You can also do jog dimensioning options as shown in magenta box. You can adjust the jog angle, jog height according to text height in Autocad.
Click ‘OK’ to save adjustments.
These are the general options about modifying arrows and symbols at dimensions in Autocad. Do not forget to leave your comments and questions about options of dimension arrows and symbols in Autocad below. Your precious feedbacks are very important for us.