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Default invert arrowhead direction of linear dimensions

Question asked by Nadjaran Tehupelasury on Feb 23, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 23, 2017 by Glenn Schroeder

Is there a way to automatically invert the direction of the arrowhead in a linear dimension?


I'm creating a custom drawing template in SolidWorks 2016 and I want to adjust the way that the linear dimensions are placed on a drawing by inserting Smart Dimensions. Whenever I insert a Smart Dimension, it automatically decides whether the arrowheads are facing inwards or outwards. Whenever I place the Smart Dimensions, it automatically places the dimensions with the arrowheads as shown below.


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I know that whenever you click one of the arrowheads that the arrowheads will invert, but these are repetitive actions when there are a lot of dimensions on your drawing. I also know that you can change the Base linear dimension standard to ANSI, but I prefer (modified) ISO settings over ANSI settings.