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Feet and inches in sketch mode (variables).

mechanical_cadmechanical_cad OS Professional Posts: 24 ✭✭
edited April 2019 in General

Is it possible to use feet and inches dimensions in sketch mode with an expression like this 6'-3 1/4" (or similar 6' 3 1/4").
I see this option is only available in drawings. Please confirm.
I would also like to use the dimensions of this type as variables.



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    john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,911 PRO
    Unfortunately you cannot display ft - inch format in 3D space.

    You can change the document units, but that will still show decimal values of feet (12' 6"  =  12.5)
    which is confusing to see if you didn't realize it was a foot drawing.

    but you can always input in ft-in and click on the dim

    You may want to create an improvement request, to add ft-in format to 3D workspaces

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