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circumference dimension

Question asked by Mark Greenwell on Jun 16, 2011
Latest reply on Jun 16, 2011 by Scott McFadden

Hi,

 

Is there a way, when in a drawing to dimension a pipe to show its circumference.

 

I know how to do it for an arc (end point, end point, arc line). But I cannot figure out how to do it for a full circle.

 

For example if I have a 500mm OD tube the circumference would be PI x D = 3.142 x 500 = 1571mm.

 

How can I show this 1571 as a dimension, or how do I set a note up to show this figure.

 

Thanks

 

Mark (SolidWorks 2011 sp3)

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