Right-click the dimension to be modified.
Select Properties. The Properties
dialog box is displayed.
Click on the Value tab.
In the Value Orientation area, there are three
options in the Position field:
positions the value inside the area between extremity symbols whenever
this is possible; otherwise, positions it outside.
positions the value inside the area between extremity symbols.
positions the value outside the area between extremity symbols.
If you change the dimension from now on, and the value
does not fit inside the area between extremity symbols, the value will be
automatically positioned outside. Try it by reducing the dimension as
shown in our example.
- The Auto position of the dimension value will be
disabled if you modify the position of
the dimension value text using the mouse (i.e. if you manually
move it). You can restore the original position of the dimension
value by right-clicking the dimension and selecting Restore
Value Position from the contextual menu.
- If you switch between Auto, Inside, and
Outside, make sure the dimension value is properly
positioned by restoring the original position of the dimension
value (use the Restore Value Position option from the