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Dimensioning angles across construction lines

Question asked by Michael Gera on Feb 5, 2016
Latest reply on Feb 13, 2016 by Michael Gera

In a sketch, when dimensioning from a solid line to a construction line, if the two are parallel, one can either dimension the distance, or double the distance (simply by pulling the smart dim across the construction line), a great feature that's been with us forever that I use about 20 times a day.  It is especially useful for diameter work when making the beginnings of a revolve.

 

Is it possible to do this with angles also?  When I have a solid line intersecting a construction line (that will become a mirror line), I always have to dimension what will ultimately become half of the angle.

 

Thanks.

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