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Arithmetic expressions in AutoCAD dimensions.

A - answer If you need to use an arithmetic expression in the text (value) of a dimension (addition, subtraction, subtraction, multiplication, etc.) you can use fields and the process described in the video in the Tutorial section in the Czech version of this web site.

See video #56.

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See also:
Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts.
Tip 9630:Inventor trick - conditional parameters (without iLogic)
Tip 9359:Different types of rounding in Inventor parameters.
Tip 9248:Math functions in parameters of Inventor models.
Tip 8971:Linking together values of two dimensions in AutoCAD.


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