Dimension Aligned Home

In aligned dimensions, the dimension line is parallel to the extension line origins. The illustration shows two examples of aligned dimensioning. The object is selected (1), and the location of the aligned dimension is specified (2). The extension lines are drawn automatically.

New dimensions are created with the current dimension style.
To add aligned dimension object into a drawing use following functions:

Function Meaning
lcBlockAddDimAli By absolute position of dimension line
lcBlockAddDimAli2 By relative position of dimension line

Aligned dimension object has the following properties:

Property Type Access Meaning
LC_PROP_ENT_...    Base class properties
RW Handle to dimension style
Name of dimension style
LC_PROP_DIMALI_DP1X float RW 1st definition point X
LC_PROP_DIMALI_DP1Y float RW 1st definition point Y
LC_PROP_DIMALI_DP2X float RW 2nd definition point X
LC_PROP_DIMALI_DP2Y float RW 2nd definition point Y
LC_PROP_DIMALI_TPX float RW Text point X
LC_PROP_DIMALI_TPY float RW Text point Y
LC_PROP_DIM_TEXT string RW User-supplied dimension text
LC_PROP_DIM_MEAS float R Measured value

See also

  Retrieve objects