new styles, sets the current style, modifies styles, sets overrides
on the current style, and compares styles.
List of Options
The following options
are available in this dialog box.
- Current Dimension Style
Displays the name of the dimension style that
is current. The default dimension style is STANDARD. The current
style is applied to dimensions you create.
Lists dimension styles in the drawing. The current
style is highlighted. Right-click in the list to display a shortcut
menu with options to set the current style, rename styles, and delete
styles. You cannot delete a style that is current or in use in the
current drawing. A icon before the style name
indicates that the style is
Unless you select Don't List Styles in Xrefs, dimension
styles are displayed in externally referenced drawings using the
syntax for externally referenced named objects. (See
Overview of Referenced Drawings (Xrefs) in the User's Guide.)
Although you cannot change, rename, or make current externally referenced
dimension styles, you can create new styles based on them.
The item selected in List controls the dimension styles
displayed. To make a style current, select it and click Set Current.
Controls the display of styles in the Styles
list. Select All Styles if you want to see all dimension styles
in a drawing. Select Styles in Use if you want to see only the dimension
styles currently used by dimensions in the drawing.
- Don’t List Styles in Xrefs
When selected, suppresses display of dimension
styles in externally referenced drawings in the Styles list.
Shows a graphic representation of the style
selected in the Styles list.
Describes the style selected in the Styles list
relative to the current style. If the description is longer than
the space provided, you can click in the pane and use arrow keys
to scroll down.
- Set Current
Sets the style selected under Styles to current.
The current style is applied to dimensions you create.
Dimension Styles dialog box, in which
you can modify dimension styles. Dialog box options are identical
to those in the New Dimension Style dialog box.
Current Style dialog box, in which you
can set temporary overrides to dimension styles. Dialog box options
are identical to those in the New Dimension Style dialog box. Overrides
are displayed as unsaved changes under the dimension style in the