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Dimensioning - Align Parallel/Concentric

Question asked by Bruce Turner on Jan 20, 2014
Latest reply on Aug 7, 2014 by Bruce Turner

Ever since migrating to SolidWorks 2014 (currently on SP4.0) my "Align Parallel/Concentric" command/button does not seem to function correctly while dimensioning a drawing.

 

In earlier versions this functioned as per its description "Aligns and groups selected dimensions at a uniform distance from each other". It used to use the settings from "Document Properties/Dimensions/Offset Distances" for this uniform distance.

 

Currently when I use this command/button it behaves like the "Align Collinear/Radial" command/button and puts the dimensions on top of each other.

 

I realise that there are several other similar commands like "Space Evenly Across", "Space Tightly Across" and "Space Evenly Linear/Radial" but these do not give the same result (these do not use the "offset distance" from "Document Properties/Dimensions/Offset Distances").

 

Is anybody else having this issue or know of a solution? Am I missing something basic?

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