Rotated (Linear)

Toolbar / Icon:
       
Menu: Dimension > Rotated (Linear)
Shortcut: D, L
Commands: dimlinear | dimrotated | dl

Description:

Creates rotated (linear) dimensions. Linear dimensions are usually used to measure vertical or horizontal distances but can also measure distances with any other angle.

Procedure:

  1. Enter the angle of the dimension in the options toolbar.
  2. Set the first extension line endpoint with the mouse or enter a coordinate in the command line.
  3. Set the second extension line endpoint.
  4. Set the position of the dimension line.