• Selection of the dimensions:


- The selection can be realized directly while clicking on the dimensions in the graphic part.


 


- Or in the window ''Dimension selected'' using the right click of the mouse. it is then possible to carry out a sorting on the type of dimension.


 


- Or by using the buttons within the framework ''Automatic selection''.


 The automatic selection relates to only the dimensions created in the active document.


 


You thus have the possibility of selecting all the dimensions of the document or only of the specific dimensions.


 To select only the linear dimensions create in active document.

 To select only the dimensions of diameter create in active document.

 To select only the dimensions of ray create in active document.

 To select only the dimensions of angle create in active document.

 To select only the ordinal dimensions create in active document.

 To select all the dimensions create in active document.

 To select only the other types of dimensions create in active document.

 Advanced selection (see below).

 

  • Advanced selection:


 The advanced selection relates to only the dimensions created in the active document.


The button  allows to add renamed dimensions.


  


- The option ''Dimension renamed'', makes it possible to recover only the dimensions re-elected manually by the user.


Recall : Renaming of the dimension in SOLIDWORKS:


   


- The option ''Dimension with prefix'' or ''Dimension with suffix'', makes it possible to recover only the dimensions in which a prefix or a suffix was added by the user.


 


Addition of a prefix on the dimension in SOLIDWORKS:


   


  • Management of the selected dimensions:


- It is possible to select one or more dimensions and to remove them with the button ''Suppr'' of the keyboard.


 


- With the right click of the mouse, it is possible to remove the selected dimension ''To deselect'' or all selected dimensions ''To deselect All''.


 


- It is also possible to visualize the dimension in the 3D. The dimension will be ''framed'' in the chart window and put in intensified brightness.