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Dimension setting


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I am working on a drawing whose dimensions appear yellow in color instead of color bylayer. when I try to change them to bylayer, the text size increases to almost three times, can any one help me to fix this..?? all i need to do is change the color from yellow to bylayer.


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Format menu drop down, Dimension style, select the dimension style you're using, then modify. Text tab (also lines and symbols and Arrows) using the top 3 left side drop downs set everything to "by layer"). Close out by saying OK. Regen all. If you dim's dont change insert a new random dimension. It should have the new properties. Do a matchprop command, select your new dim 1st, then your others to match them to the first.


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Hi Benard,
Reset DIMCLRT to 0 and regarding the problems that you are facing with text size, check if your STYLE you are using in the dimensions has a height set to it. If so make the necessary changes as if the hieght is set in your STYLE it will override the DIMTXT.

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