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How to get the outer dimension text closer to the extension line?

A - answer Horizontal (resp. parallel) position of the dimension text on an outer dimension is influenced by a combination of two dimension parameters, variables:

To make the red offset smaller a get the dim.text closer to the extension line, decrease the sum of two variables: DIMGAP and DIMASZ. If the DIMASZ inadverently resizes your dimension arrows/ticks, redefine them as a block.
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18.6.2014    876x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 8951:Multicolor dimension texts in AutoCAD.
Tip 8763:AutoCAD displays only a rectangle instead of the dimension text.
Tip 7975:Suppressing the Power dimension ribbon in AutoCAD Mechanical.
Tip 7280:Selecting an annotative dimension displays all scales.
Tip 7068:Parametric dimensions: changing geometry by overwriting dimension.


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