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Transferring dimension styles between drawings.

A - answer You can use the Express Tools command pair DIMEX and DIMIM to export and import your dimension style settings to/from a .DIM text file.

You can also drag-and-drop Dimstyles from your DesignCenter window (Ctrl+2).

For individual styles you can also just copy a dimension object from the source drawing and paste it into the target drawing - its dimstyle is copied along. (thanks FHardin)

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See also:
Tip 11160:Dynamic display of layer/block/text style/linetype properties.
Tip 10921:The tolerance frame is displayed or printed in different line weight.
Tip 10031:Dimension with fixed length of extension lines (fixed dim.line offset)
Tip 10023:Inherit properties in additional continue dimensions.
Tip 10015:How to select and modify objects in all layouts of the DWG?


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