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Restore the ability to dimension between alternate position view and its parent view

Question asked by Tom Helsley on Nov 14, 2018
Latest reply on Dec 13, 2018 by Tom Helsley

Several versions ago, we used to be able to dimension between geometry in an alternate position view and the parent view that the alternate position was in/created from.  But, at one version (I forgot which one) we could no longer do that.  The workaround since then has been to draw a line and constrain it to the geometry in one of the views, then dimension between that line and the geometry in the other view.  I haven't tried this in 2018 or 2019, so I was wondering if anyone has tested this and if it is finally fixed.

 

There are several SPRs out for this problem - they have been out for a long time now, but their status isn't very reliable especially knowing that SolidWorks does not verify with the reporting customers if the problem is fixed:

 

SPR

Status

586559

Closed (inactive)

918221

Implemented 2016 SP04 (nope it's not)

231364

Open

278117

Closed (Inactive)

959863

Implemented 2018 SP01 ????

439329

Implemented 2020 a1 ????

398029

Implemented 2020 a1 ????

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