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 Allegro 16.5: Converted dimension is uneditable 

Last post Sat, Aug 18 2012 11:23 AM by jschwa01. 5 replies.
Started by mvonahnen 29 Jun 2011 02:28 PM. Topic has 5 replies and 3982 views
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  • Wed, Jun 29 2011 2:28 PM

    • mvonahnen
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    Allegro 16.5: Converted dimension is uneditable Reply

     I have a design done in a previous version (16.something).  I am try to remove a linear dimension.  When I try to pick the lines and text (pre-16.5 method) is says to use the dimension environment.  When I use the dimension environment, it says that the legacy dimension can not be editied that way.

     Is there a way other than jumping back (can I even do that?) and removing the dimension in an older version?

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  • Wed, Jun 29 2011 2:45 PM

    • djhutchi
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    RE: Allegro 16.5: Converted dimension is uneditable Reply
    Just use the Manufacture>dimension environment

    Submenu mode ‘Delete Dimension’

    Linear dimension deleted at (11350.00 -10200.00) ...
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  • Wed, Jun 29 2011 4:36 PM

    • mcatramb91
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    Re: Allegro 16.5: Converted dimension is uneditable Reply

    Hello,

    I am able to delete the non-associative dimensions (converted legacy dimensions).

    Enter the Dimension Environment, Enable "Delete Dimensions" from the Right Mouse Button popup then Select the dimension to delete.

    I am still running the SPB 16.5 base install and have not loaded the Hotfix yet but maybe you have and it is now broke.

    Give it another try, it took a little time to get use to the whole Dimension Environment in 16.5

    Hope this helps,
    Mike Catrambone
    Plexus Engineering Solutions

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  • Thu, Jun 30 2011 5:56 AM

    • mvonahnen
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    Re: Allegro 16.5: Converted dimension is uneditable Reply

     Thank you, that did it.  I was trying to select the dimension before picking the command.  Seems odd that it makes a difference.

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  • Tue, Jun 26 2012 8:04 AM

    • martinu
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    Allegro 16.5: Combination of Leader line termination styles Reply

    Has anyone figured out a way to create a drawing using a mix of leader line termination styles?

    ie I want some leader lines to have an Arrow, and others to have a Bullet...

    I have tried locking leader lines, and then editing instance paramaters, but the options for termination style are greyed out!

    Also if I lock a leader line and then edit the global parameters it destroys part of my leader line?

     

    I am running 16.5.S017

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  • Sat, Aug 18 2012 11:23 AM

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    Re: Allegro 16.5: Combination of Leader line termination styles Reply
    Cadence massed up on instance edit for dimensions. We talked to them and they didn't realize that someone would use different termination styles, arrow or dot, on a drawing. We have an open PCR with them. Funny thing is I had a meeting with them years ago requesting this feature. We were excited that they did it for us( Harris). 
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Started by mvonahnen at 29 Jun 2011 02:28 PM. Topic has 5 replies.