Dimensioning Diameters In AutoCAD(Illustrated Expression)

Actually its the same dimensioning method with radius dimensioning in Autocad. But the difference is, this dimension option gives diameter information of features. In technical drawings, it is very important to show radius and diameter dimensions in a correct way. In here, we explained how to show diameter dimensions of technical drawings or 2D features in Autocad.

How To Use ‘Diameter’ Dimensioning Command In Autocad?

Click on ‘Diameter’ command in Autocad.

For example you need to dimension round features as shown by green arrows above in Autocad. To do this, click on pop-up menu as shown by red arrow above at ‘Annotation’ section in Autocad then click on ‘Diameter’ option from it.

Click and dimension objects in Autocad.

After entering into the ‘Diameter’ command in Autocad, click to select the required round object that you want to dimension it as shown by green arrow above. Then place your dimension arrow and text by clicking second time as shown by green box in Autocad. You can place your text and arrows according to your technical drawing sheet.

The use of ‘Diameter’ command in Autocad to dimension round objects is very easy like above. Do not forget to leave your comments and questions below about ‘Diameter’ command to dimension round objects in Autocad below. Your precious feedbacks are very important for us.


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