Hi every one
The mouse pointer every time insert in the center of text , and this cause to i cant select the edges
Tanks for any suggestion.
Might just be a "lost in translation issue" here Adel ...
Of course you can move the dimension if you need to get to a specific edge, however if the dimension position is critical and you need it to be on that line you can leave it there but select the line/edge in another way.
You have the ability to select that line through the dimension text by "right mouse clicking" on the line instead of "left clicking" which will select the dimension. Simply hover over the edge you need to select through the dimension and "Right Click" ... Then, use the "Select Other" option on the pop up menu. Then simply hover over the possible selections until the line/edge you need highlights the line/edge you want to select.
After you select your first item to dimension to ,
hit the CRTL key. This will stop the dimension from following your cursur
Is this a recent addition to SW? I am running SW2014 SP5 and I do not see this bahavior.
Sounds like a great trick.
Daen Hendrickson wrote: Frank, Is this a recent addition to SW? I am running SW2014 SP5 and I do not see this bahavior. Sounds like a great trick. Thanks,Daen
Daen Hendrickson wrote:
I couldn't get it to work either.
Ok Dean and Glenn,
NOW I can not get it to work. I dont understand, I tried it right before I did the reply
also showed a co-worker, I have used it several times.
It worked all the time on 2014, I just upgraded to 2016 this week.
I tried turning off/on both instant 2d/3D
If you have Dynamic Highlight turned on then edges, vertices, etc. should highlight and be selectable through the dimension text.
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