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Entering "x" in Inventor dimension text displays "dp".

A - answer Autodesk Inventor can use the AIGDT (contains mechanical symbols) font in dimensions. Some lowercase characters (e.g. "x") are mapped to certain symbols in this font. Change the font (style) for your dim text.
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6.12.2004    13228×  
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applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 11794:Undocumented code in field expression - MText contents without control characters.
Tip 11780:How to rename layouts by a specific attribute of the title block?
Tip 11735:How to enter the symbol № (numero) in AutoCAD?
Tip 11580:Excel: convert Unicode texts to \U+ codes for AutoCAD
Tip 11564:Avoid name collisions between AutoCAD font- and symbol files (SHX).

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