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How to temporarily hide dimensions in a sketch?

A - answer If you need to suppress (hide, disable) display of sketch simensions in the Inventor Sketch environment, you can use the following simple VBA macro. Insert it in the active document (or template) in the VBA Editor.

You can run it with Alt+F8 or add it to your ribbon (see):

Sub ToggleDims()
Dim oDoc As PartDocument
Set oDoc = ThisApplication.ActiveDocument
oDoc.ComponentDefinition.Sketches(1).DimensionsVisible = Not oDoc.ComponentDefinition.Sketches(1).DimensionsVisible
End Sub
or an alternative macro which can be stored anywhere:
Sub ToggleDims2()
    Dim oSketch As PlanarSketch
    On Error Resume Next
        Set oSketch = ThisApplication.ActiveEditObject
        If Err.Number <> 0 Then Exit Sub
    On Error GoTo 0
    oSketch.DimensionsVisible = Not oSketch.DimensionsVisible
End Sub

Outside the Sketch environment just right click on the sketch in the browser and set Dimension visibility.

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See also:
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 6761:Inventor: Making sketch dimension texts bigger
Tip 4836:How to dimension the arc length in Inventor?
Tip 4729:Entering Inventor angles in degrees, minutes, seconds.

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