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CAD tip CAD tip # 2801:

   
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Transferring dimension styles between drawings.

A - answer You can use the Express Tools command pair DIMEX and DIMIM to export and import your dimension style settings to/from a .DIM text file.

You can also drag-and-drop Dimstyles from your DesignCenter window (Ctrl+2).

For individual styles you can also just copy a dimension object from the source drawing and paste it into the target drawing - its dimstyle is copied along. (thanks FHardin)

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See also:
Tip 13426:Use of alternative units for arithmetic in dimensions (without square brackets).
Tip 13411:How do I set tolerances for several dimensions at the same time?
Tip 12697:Opposite angle for angular dimensions in Inventor drawings (iLogic).
Tip 12264:How to show dimension tolerance in a different color?
Tip 12228:How to set decimal precision (number of dec.places) for Inventor 3D Annotations?


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