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Show Obround Dimensions in drawing

AuroraRonAuroraRon Member Posts: 103 PRO
There must be a simple way of doing this.  Can someone please explain how you show the dimensions of a obround in a drawing?
I can't find a way to select from the two longest points. I can call it out as shown but still need to easily show its position from the outside.





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  • AuroraRonAuroraRon Member Posts: 103 PRO
    There also does not look like a way to measure from the center of the obround
  • pmdpmd Member, Developers Posts: 26 PRO
    Snapping to quad points is disabled during initial dimensioning but you can pick up the end of the dimension point and move it afterwards. Shift-q will toggle snapping to quad points.

    More in the help here:
    https://cad.onshape.com/help/Content/drawings-dimensions.htm?Highlight=tangent point

  • AuroraRonAuroraRon Member Posts: 103 PRO
    That's GOLD! Pure Gold.   Thank you.  This kind of stuff is embarrassing ;-)
    I'd remove my post but maybe it will help others lol
     
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,111 PRO
    Not that embarrasing, Onshape decided to hide quad snapping. Not many would know it was only available in a keyboard shortcut unless they are told, or they spend a long time looking for on option before finally seeing it in the keyboard shortcut list. I first saw it in an Onshape Youtube video. Can't remember why they decided to make it hidden, but maybe they should give us Osnap options in preferences or something..
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