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How to set both upper and lower dimension tolerances as negative (or positive).

A - answer The tolerances displayed in the AutoCAD dimension text are by default set as lower-negative and upper-positive. But if you need to set tolerance limits both as negative or both as positive, you can enter their values with the minus sign (as differences).

Enter the value of either tolerance as negative.

Don't forget that the lower, negatively entered tolerance, may become the upper tolerance.

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5.12.2020    627×  
applies to: AutoCAD · ACLT · AutoCAD Mechanical ·

See also:
Tip 12847:How to make transparent mask for raster maps in Autodesk Infraworks?
Tip 12264:How to show dimension tolerance in a different color?
Tip 12053:Analysis of stability - will it upset?
Tip 11729:Select objects by annotation scale.
Tip 10921:The tolerance frame is displayed or printed in different line weight.

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