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#1 Richard Ronan

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 09:24 AM

I am wondering if there are any plans to make Extension lines customizable. For example, AIA standard is for extensions which project form the center of an object to use the Center Line type. ( long dash, short dash ).  It would be really nifty if one could draw an extension which would assume the linetype of the layer on which it is drawn.  This saves having to draw a bunch of center lines to make the drawings compliant with certain ARB's. 

 

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-R 

 

 

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[correction -- I found the setting in the layer setup finally ]

 

I unchecked 'Use Item Linestyle' and everything works perfectly  feel free to delete this post.


Thanks,

-R


#2 Allen McDonnell

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 03:00 PM

Can you exaggerate a little on how you did this?  I like the center line from openings.


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#3 Ron Sirolli

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 02:33 PM

can you chang the stile of the dimension to center line or change the extension line



#4 Don Gibbons

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 06:25 PM

Edit the extension line. In the Common tab you can change the layer that the extension is on, select a layer that you are not using. In the 'Layer Setup' dialog, uncheck 'Use Item(s) Linestyle' and then under 'Linestyle' select the appropriate for the extension. Click OK and you'll be all set.







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