Creates a diameter dimension
for a circle or an arc.
Ribbon: Annotate tabDimensions
panelDiameterNot available on the ribbon
in the current workspace.
Measures the diameter of a selected circle or
arc, and displays the dimension text with a diameter symbol in front
of it. You can use grips to easily reposition the resulting diameter
List of Prompts
The following prompts
Select arc or circle:
line location or [
a point or enter an option
- Dimension Line Location
Determines the angle of the dimension line and the
location of the dimension text. If the dimension is placed off of
an arc resulting in the dimension pointing outside the arc, AutoCAD LT automatically
draws an arc extension line.
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 dimension text.
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.