Creating Dimensions between an Element and a View Axis

In this task, you will learn how to create dimensions between an element and a view axis (one of the two axes or the origin). 
Open the IntDrafting_Viewplane_Front.CATDrawing document.

Go to Tools > Options > Mechanical Design > Drafting > General and select the Display in the current view check box to display the view axis.

  1. Click Dimensions in the Dimensioning toolbar.

  2. Click a first element in the view.

  3. Select one of the two view axes or the origin.

  4. Click anywhere in the drawing window to confirm the dimension creation.

    The dimension is created.