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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    9819×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 14039:How to display the total volume or surface of 3D solids in DWG?
Tip 13760:Parametric text content in Fusion 360 sketches (and models).
Tip 13495:How to create a full diameter dimension with two arrows?
Tip 13426:Use of alternative units for arithmetic in dimensions (without square brackets).
Tip 12335:The FLAY utility suddenly places texts and dimensions in wrong layers.


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