Linear Dimension

Create and edit a dimension line directly between two points. This measures the shortest distance between the two reference points.

  1. On the ribbon, click the Drawing tab.
  2. Click the Linear Dimension icon.

  3. Select a line or start point.
  4. Click to place the dimension.
  5. If you selected a start point, select the endpoint.
  6. Select a dimension style in the Control Panel.
    • Leader: Choose from None, Arrow, Circle, Dot, Slash, < >, or Triangle.
  7. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.