How do I place the dimensions inside the arrows?

You can have the dimension placed inside the arrows by following these directions:

  • Open your drawing
  • Go to menu: Entity> Dimension > Arrows
  • Under the Dimension Arrow Settings option of Flipped choose Inside

Please Note: These setting only affect the drawing you are working on. If you are going to be using this setting often, it would be advised to create prototypes with this setting.  Please review the section entitled Creating Custom Prototypes (templates) on page 18.2.

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