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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    2996x  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2013 · AutoCAD 2012 · AutoCAD 2011 ·

See also:
Tip 11354:Animate dyn.block parameters and dim.constraints in AutoCAD DWGs.
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Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts.
Tip 11256:Making Civil3D DWG files smaller for archiving and e-mail posting.
Tip 11244:Labels with incrementing numbers - assembly with numbered labels for laser cutting.


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