Creates an arc length
Ribbon: Annotate tabDimensions
LengthNot available on the ribbon
in the current workspace.
List of Prompts
The following prompts are displayed.
Select arc or polyline
arc segment: Use an object selection
length dimension location or [
Specify a point or enter an option
Arc length dimensions
measure the distance along an arc or polyline arc segment. The extension
lines of an arc length dimension can be orthogonal or radial. An
arc symbol is displayed either above or preceding the dimension text.
- Arc Length Dimension Location
Specifies the placement of the dimension line and
determines the direction of the extension lines.
Displays the In-Place Text Editor, which you
can use to edit the dimension text. Use control codes and Unicode
character strings to enter special characters or symbols. See Control Codes and Special Characters.
If alternate units are not turned on in the dimension
style, you can display them by entering square brackets (). For
more information, see Change Existing Objects.
The current dimension style determines the appearance
of the generated measurements.
Customizes the dimension text at the Command
prompt. The generated dimension measurement is displayed within
To include the generated measurement, use angle
brackets (< >) to represent the generated measurement. If
alternate units are not turned on in the dimension style, you can
display alternate units by entering square brackets ([ ]).
Dimension text properties are set on the Text tab
of the New, Modify, and Override Dimension Style dialog boxes.
Changes the angle of the dimension text.
Reduces the length of the arc length dimension.
Adds a leader object.
This option is displayed only if the arc (or arc segment) is greater
than 90 degrees. The leader is drawn radially, pointing towards
the center of the arc being dimensioned.
- No Leader
Cancels the Leader option
before the leader is created.
To remove a leader, delete
the arc length dimension and recreate it without the leader option.