CAM Editor - Draw Dimension

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The CAM Editor - Draw Dimension page of the Preferences dialogThe CAM Editor - Draw Dimension page of the Preferences dialog


The CAM Editor – Draw Dimension page of the Preferences dialog includes options relating to the display, accuracy, and scale of dimension objects.


This page is part of the main Preferences dialog that is accessed by clicking the  control in the upper-right corner of the design space then select the Draw Dimension entry under the CAM Editor folder.



  • Height - enter a value for the height of the dimension text.
  • Accuracy (Decimal) - use this drop-down to choose the accuracy in the number of digits for the dimension objects. You can choose between 0 to 6 digits.
  • X Scale - enter an X scaling value for the dimension text.
  • Offset Text from Dimline - enter a value in inches from the dimension line to the dimension text.
  • Style - click this button to choose one of the autocad text and shape files with an SHX extension as a font style for the dimension objects.
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