Draft – Measure a Diameter

Some of the Draft Measure tools can be a little evasive to understand. Draft diameter is one of them. In order to get a diameter you must pre-select a curve.

The Draft Diameter Measure only requires the selection of an edge to add the dimensions.

Short Video Demonstrating Usage:

Step-By-Step Visual Selection

Select Draft Workbench

Step 1.) Select Draft Measure Tool from the Draft Toolbar

Step 2.) Click the “Select Edge” button from the Tasks Tab – Dimension Dialog

Step 3.) Click on the Circular Edge in the Document Window

Step 4.) Move the mouse to where you wish to position the ending arrow.

NOTE: The text will be oriented from the Starting Point to the Ending Point.

Bonus: to change the Dimension to a Radius, simply select False in the Data Tab under the property “Dimension”

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