Articles for the ‘Dimensions and leaders’ Category

3D Dimension
Last modified: Aug 08, 2018

With the 3D dimension tool, you can measure objects and distances in the 3D view. By default, the 3D dimensions are not included in renderings, but you can easily include them if you want to. They do, however show in 3D View Ports in Paper View. To learn more about how to use the 3D ...

Defining a Custom Shape
Last modified: Jul 02, 2018

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 or countertops. There is also a tool for pointing at an edge of a ...

Defining and Calculating an Area
Last modified: Jul 04, 2018

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: Jul 04, 2018

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: Click 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: Jul 04, 2018

With the Angle dimension tool you can measure and dimension angles for walls or other components. 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 of intersection of the two walls) by moving the mouse pointer near the corner. Click it ...

Dimensioning
Last modified: Jul 04, 2018

You can set dimensions anywhere in a drawing and you’ll find the dimension tools under the Tools component tab. There are tools for measuring horizontally/vertically/diagonally in both 2D and 3D, as well as an Angle dimension tool and a Chain dimension tool. The Dimensions buttons on the Tools tab Placing a Dimension Diagonal, vertical and ...