Example attached. It's been there for the last several versions of Solidworks, and I don't see that it serves a useful purpose. In fact, it gets in my way. Can I get rid of it?
Rapid Dimensioning. You can turn it off in drawing dimension properties
In 2017, uncheck this
I use it quite a bit. On non-busy drawings I use it when I create the dimension to quickly place it. I also use it a lot on existing dimensions that I want to change tolerance or decimal places or add notes, etc. Pretty handy tool IMO.
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