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Easily convert dimensioned drawing to parameric AutoCAD geometry.

A - answer With the AutoCAD command DCCONVERT you can create a parametric drawing from a plain dimensioned geometry - such drawing is controlled by a table of numerical parameters.

The conversion procedure changing dimensions to parameters is described in a video from the CAD Videos section:

AutoCAD video #51

AutoCAD-parameters

or on CAD Studio's YouTube channel:

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11.2.2013    3642×  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2013 · AutoCAD 2012 · AutoCAD 2011 ·

See also:
Tip 11898:Automatic schedule - number of blocks in a drawing.
Tip 11896:How to drive dyn.block parameters or constraints from Excel?
Tip 11880:How to convert an assembly to a multi-body part and vice-versa?
Tip 11861:How to add or replace parameters in multiple RFA families at once?
Tip 11835:Shared Views to your DWG drawings - easy collaboration with collegues and clients.


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