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How to get the outer dimension text closer to the extension line?

A - answer Horizontal (resp. parallel) position of the dimension text on an outer dimension is influenced by a combination of two dimension parameters, variables:

To make the red offset smaller a get the dim.text closer to the extension line, decrease the sum of two variables: DIMGAP and DIMASZ. If the DIMASZ inadverently resizes your dimension arrows/ticks, redefine them as a block.
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18.6.2014    4746×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 12335:The FLAY utility suddenly places texts and dimensions in wrong layers.
Tip 12201:Quick dynamic measuring of objects near your cursor.
Tip 12046:Random shape and appearance of an Inventor part or assembly.
Tip 11967:How to apply a changed drawing template (DWT) to existing drawings?
Tip 10921:The tolerance frame is displayed or printed in different line weight.


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