2019 Table of Contents

Dimension properties - Units, precision and format

Last updated March 12, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Dimension properties - Units, precision and format

Dimension properties - Units, precision and format

Use the General tab of the Dimension properties dialog box to view and modify options related to dimension format, unit and precision.

The integer values are provided for situations when you need to use the value as a value for an advanced option.

Option

Integer value

Notes

Format

 

###

0

 

###[.#]

1

 

###.#

2

 

###[.##]

3

 

###.##

4

 

###[.###]

5

 

###.###

6

 

### #/#

7

 

## #/##.## #

8

This option is available only for straight dimensions.

Precision

 

0.00

1

For defining precision with rounding. For example, with precision 0.33 the actual dimension 50.40 is shown as 50.33.

0.50

2

0.33

3

0.25

4

1/8

5

For imperial units

1/16

6

1/32

7

1/10

8

For defining precision without rounding

1/100

9

1/1000

10

Units

automatic

Uses the units defined in the model

mm

millimeters

cm

centimeters

m

meters

foot - inch

feet and inches

Inches are converted into integer feet, and the remaining inches are shown in inches.

cm / m

centimeters and meters

Dimensions under 100 cm are shown in centimeters, and dimensions above 100 cm are shown in meters. Millimeters are shown as superscript.

inch

inches

feet

feet

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