Creo Parametric Tip: How to Convert a Diameter Dimension to a Linear Dimension in a Drawing

January 23, 2020 Rand 3D

By Natasha Reaves

 

When detailing a Creo drawing, you can convert a diameter dimension to a linear dimension or convert a linear dimension that denotes diameter of geometry to a diameter dimension.

Step 1.  Select the diameter dimension that you want to convert to linear.

Step 2.  Hold and press down the right mouse button and click on the Show as linear option.

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It is notable to mention that you cannot convert a linear dimension like the depth of an extrusion to a diameter dimension.

 

Here is a short video demonstrating this tip: 



Additional information about annotation functionality is taught in the Rand 3D Introduction to Solid Modeling and Design Documentation and Detailing classes.

 

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