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How to quickly find dimensions with 'hardcoded' dim.text?

A - answer You have received a drawing where some dimensions contain non-associative (overridden, "fake") text. Such non-standard dimensioning entities can be set back to standard associative dims.

Use the DIMREASSOC function from the Express Tools - after selecting all drawing dimensions only those containing text overrides will remain highlighted.

You can also use the OverDimCol LISP utility to highlight all overridden dimensions - see

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28.5.2004    8631×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture · MDT · AutoCAD Map ·

See also:
Tip 11823:Associative dimensions in drawing views of a 3D model in AutoCAD.
Tip 11188:How to reassociate all dimensions in a DWG?
Tip 10356:Beware of the option Disjoin when moving elements in Revit.
Tip 8710:Annotation monitor in AutoCAD 2013.
Tip 8411:My associative dimensions are not being updated.

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