This section deals with dimension tolerance descriptions, which are user-defined formats to be applied to dimension tolerances.
To create a new tolerance format, you must use the Standard Definition editor (via Tools > Standards). Select the Tolerance Format type in the standards editor, and then click the Add Instance button to add a new instance of a format. This will create a sample format definition that you will then customize to suit your needs, by modifying one or several values of the parameters defining the format.
Once defined, a format can be applied to dimensions just as any dimension attribute, either via Edit > Properties, or using the Dimension Properties toolbar.
These parameters are located in the Tolerance formats node of the standard file.
The tolerance format parameters drive the representation of a dimension tolerance, and include parameters such as:
This table lists the characters that can be used as separators before, between or after the tolerance values.