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How is an angle dimension added on a drawing?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Steel
  • Module

    Drawings
  • Question:

    How is an angle dimension added on a drawing?
  • Type:

    General
  • Difficulty:

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Answer

In Advance Steel you can add on an existing drawing (general arrangement drawings, single part shop drawings, assemblies etc.) an angle dimension for the dimensioning of: sloped profiles, profile sections, drawings intersections etc.

To display the value of an angle on a drawing, access the "Dimension angle" tool from the "Numbering, drawing" toolbar.

How is an angle dimension added on a drawing

Adding the angle dimension requires several steps:

1. Selecting a view
2. Starting point "0" of the line
3. End point "0" of the line
4. Placement point of the dimension line
5. First point for the second line

In the example below you will add an angle dimension representing the section of a tube.

How is an angle dimension added on a drawing

1. Selecting a view:

Click on the desired view to add the dimension angle.

How is an angle dimension added on a drawing

2. Starting point "0" of the line:

Select the origin point of the dimension angle, forming the intersection of the two lines.

How is an angle dimension added on a drawing

3. End point "0" of the line:

Select a point situated on one of the lines forming the angle:

How is an angle dimension added on a drawing

4. Placement point of the dimension line

Select a point that will correspond to the position of the angle information

How is an angle dimension added on a drawing

5. First dimension point or point for the second line: Measure point_

Select a point situated on the second line forming the angle.

How is an angle dimension added on a drawing

Press "ENTER" two times and you will obtain the angle dimension.

How is an angle dimension added on a drawing