Dimensioning Multiple Objects

You can use Quick Dimension to dimension multiple objects at one time. Using Quick Dimension, you can

  • Quickly create arrangements of baseline, continued, staggered, and ordinate dimensions


  • Quickly dimension multiple circles and arcs
  • Edit existing dimension arrangements

To dimension multiple objects

  1. From the Dimension menu, select QDIM.
  2. Select the objects you want to dimension, and then press ENTER.
  3. At the prompt, enter the dimension type, or press ENTER for the default.
  4. Specify the dimension line location.

Command line QDIM

To edit dimensions

  1. From the Dimension menu, choose QDIM.
  2. Select the dimensions you want to edit. To add or change dimensions, include the objects whose dimensions you want to include in the selection set.
  3. At the prompt, enter e.
  4. AutoCAD places a cross at each eligible edit point.

  5. To edit the points, do one of the following:
  6. Select the points of the dimensions you want to remove.
    Enter a, then specify the points you want to add.

  7. Enter x to exit.
  8. If the default dimension type is not the one you want, enter the letter of the dimension type at the prompt.
  9. Specify a location for the new dimension arrangement.
  10. Press ENTER.


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