Question: How do I turn on dimension display in AutoCAD?

How do I show dimensions in Autocad?

To view the Dimension Style Manager dialog box, click the Dimension Style button from the Ribbon Annotate tab > Dimensions panel. Command line: To open the Dimension Style Manager from the command line, type “DDIM” and press [Enter].

Why is my dimensions not showing in Autocad?

But most likely the missing dimensions is because the dimension is using annotative style. The dimensions don’t have the active scale in the dimension scale list. Check the scale. Now select the dimension, and check the scale list in properties palette.

How do I fix dimension in AutoCAD?

Flatten the drawing (see How to flatten a drawing in AutoCAD). Change the dimension style for the affected dimensions.

Remove the text override.

  1. Select the dimension.
  2. Right-click and select properties.
  3. In the properties palette, locate the Text override in the Text section.
  4. Delete the contents of the Text override.

How do I change dimension units in AutoCAD?


  1. In the command line enter DIMSTYLE.
  2. In the Dimension Style Manager, click New.
  3. In the New Dimension Style dialog box, select a Name, Start With Style, and select Use For: All Dimensions. …
  4. On the Primary Units tab, enter m in the Suffix.
  5. Choose Decimal in the “units format”
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close.

How do you display metric and imperial Dimensions in AutoCAD?


  1. Using the Select Objects tool, select the dimension line you’d like to modify, then click the Open Object edit button.
  2. On the Secondary Format panel of the Dimension Line Specification dialog that displays: …
  3. You can now see that you have modified the dimension so that it displays both metric and imperial units.
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