Specify Direction of Ordinate Dimensions in NX

You can specify ordinate dimension baseline directions as vertical, horizontal, or both horizontal and vertical.

To specify ordinate dimension directions:

  • Start the “Ordinate” command
  • The command dialog will open
  • To change dimension baseline directions, open the “Baseline” tab in the “Ordinate” command dialog box.
    1. To create horizontal dimensions: Turn on the “Activate Baseline”, Turn off the “Activate Perpendicular”
    2. To create vertical dimensions: Turn off the “Activate Baseline”, Turn on the “Activate Perpendicular”
    3. To create both horizontal and vertical dimensions: Turn on both of the “Activate Baseline” and “Activate Perpendicular”

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