Drag dimension marks
Dimension marks can be freely dragged to avoid overlapping dimensions and marks.
Note that you can only drag relative dimensions, not absolute dimensions.
Go to File > Settings and ensure that Drawing drag & drop is selected .
A dimension mark can consist of a prefix, numerical value, and postfix.
to the desired location.
Tekla Structures automatically adds a leader lineline that connects an annotation object to the related object or point
to the dimension mark that is dragged from its original position.
Note that if you do not want to draw a leader line when a dimension text is dragged away from the dimension lineline that visualizes the distance between the defined dimension points
Separate dimensions can be combined into a longer dimension line.
, set the advanced option XS_LEADER_LINE_TO_DRAGGED_DIMENSION_TEXT to FALSE in the category Dimensioning: General in the Advanced Options dialog box. The default value is TRUE.