Articles for the ‘Dimensions and leaders’ Category

Creating a Custom Shape
Last modified: Nov 24, 2015

Here is a short video showing just how to create a custom shape: The Custom Shape Tools let you create your own custom shape in 2D. After defining your shape, you can add a thickness and an elevation and also edit the shape in a number of ways to create 3D objects, such as worksurfaces ...

Defining and Calculating an Area
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

Here’s a short video showing just how to work with the Calculate Area tools: The Calculate Area tool lets you define a space in 2D and have CET Designer automatically calculate the area of the defined space. It could be anything from a simple square to a total free-form space. To use the Calculate area ...

Chain Dimensions
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

The Chain dimension tool makes it easier to rapidly measure several successive distances, and also displays a running distance summary. To use the Chain dimension tool follow theese steps: Pick the Chain Dimension tool on the Tools component tab. Move the mouse pointer to the end of the distance you wish to dimension and click. Now move the ...

Angle Dimensions
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

You can set dimensions anywhere in a drawing. With the Angle dimension tool you can measure and dimension angles for walls or other components. It is easy to place an angle dimension. To measure an angle in an existing corner, follow these steps: Pick the Angle Dimension tool on the Tools component tab. Let the dimension find the corner (the point ...

Diagonal, Vertical and Horizontal Dimensions
Last modified: Nov 21, 2016

You can set dimensions anywhere in a drawing. The Dimension tool is used for placing vertical, horizontal and diagonal dimensions. You can also place Angle dimensions and Chain dimensions. The Dimensions buttons on the Tools tab Dimension Diagonal, vertical and horizontal dimensions are positioned in the drawing area with the same tool. Follow these steps: ...