"global dimension scale" equivalent in Rhino 5


#1

Hello,

I used the old "global dimension scale " a lot in Rhino 4.

That control allowed to globally change the size of the dimensions (text, arrows etc) all at once).

Is there an equivalent way in version 5 ?

Thank you


#2

Dimension styles are what you are looking for I presume.

Document Properties-.Annotations->Dimensions


#3

Thank you for the reply,

Yes, I know that the controls are there, and that I can change individually the text size, arrow´s dimensions, etc, create a custom style and so on…

But how do we, in a given style, change all of a dimensions´s sizes at the same time like in Rhino 4 with the old "global dimension scale " control ?

Regards


#4

In Options/Annotation/Dimensions/<DimensionStyleName> you will find an entry “model space scale” which will do what you want I think (in model space only)…

–Mitch


#5

Thank you but that doesn´t seem to work…


#6

Got it now Mitch, thank you !

I was wrongly using the "model space text scale " box …

Under “layout sizes” the box “model space scale” does what I want.

Regards


#7

I miss the old global scale in v4. The ability to change the scale of ALL the dim styles very quickly was very handy.


#8

How get that in net?


(Bbrooks) #9

Hey Rhinofan, I believe using the “Scale Distances” box and changing the scale does the global change as well.
I haven’t messed with the paper space though so I don’t know the difference in the two methods.


#10

Thank you for the information !