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Easily convert dimensioned drawing to parameric AutoCAD geometry.

A - answer With the AutoCAD command DCCONVERT you can create a parametric drawing from a plain dimensioned geometry - such drawing is controlled by a table of numerical parameters.

The conversion procedure changing dimensions to parameters is described in a video from the CAD Videos section:

AutoCAD video #51

AutoCAD-parameters

or on CAD Studio's YouTube channel:

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applies to: AutoCAD 2013 · AutoCAD 2012 · AutoCAD 2011 ·

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