what is the best way to dimension a 3D cable that comes out of a boot at a 30 DEG, makes a 180DEG loop down around and back to the front of the part, to capture the full length
If it was made as a sweep, 2014 lets you dimension the sweep path.
It may be too late to do it for this model, but if you'll save a circle sketch of the correct size in the correct place as a .sldlfp file, then use it with the Structural Member function (from the Weldments toolbar) to create the cable, SW will calculate the total length as a cut list property. You can attach a note to the part that will reference this property, and it will update if the model is edited.
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