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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 14121:The default dimension style setting in AutoCAD Mechanical does not "hold", it reverts to AM_ISO.
Tip 14045:In my AutoCAD script file (.SCR) I cannot enter a name containing a space.
Tip 13836:How to reset view numbering in Inventor?
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).


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