With PTC Creo 3.0 and later, you can customize how and where dimensions appear—making it easy to meet your design requirements in your CAD software. This means you can ensure your drawings are as clear and readable as possible. Below are some tips for working with dimensions.
Place dimensions exactly where you want them.
A dimension preview is attached to the cursor.
To quickly create common reference dimensions, follow these steps:
The baseline reference appears as a green line. After you select subsequent references (for example, the center of each of the four circles shown in the upper right), a preview of each dimension appears (shown in the red box). You can drag and place the dimensions wherever you like.
Certain dimension types have multiple display options that allow you to customize how dimensions appear. For example, an arc’s dimension can be displayed as a radius, arc length, etc. To customize an arc’s dimension…
You can choose whether you want the arc dimension to be shown as a Diameter, Radius, Angular, or Arc Length.
To learn more about the feature, watch this video:
Or read the PTC Creo Help Center page, To Insert Additional Dimensions.
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