How to use Auto Dimension & Driven Dimension | AUTODESK INVENTOR TIPS
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120 Autodesk Inventor Tips –
#11 Auto Dimension
Use the Auto Dimension quickly complete a sketch and fully constrain the sketch geometry.
Sketch tab > Constrain panel > Automatic Dimensions & Constraints
It is recommended – that you place locating dimensions first.
You can select Curves (sketch geometry) to dimension and the dimensioning will only be applied to those curves.
No selection will apply dimension to the entire sketch.
#12 Driven Dimension
Turn any sketch dimensional constraint into the Driven Dimension
- Right-click dimensional constraint
- Select Driven Dimension from Marking Menu
Dimension does not control sketch geometry
Can be referenced by other dimensions or Parameters
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