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How to dimension a slot in a drawing?

VinsVins Member Posts: 4 PRO
Hello to all,
I would like to know if there is a way to dimension a slot in a drawing. By dimension I mean something like 9x20, which is a dimension related to the length and width of a slot.
And then I'd like to know how to quote from the center of a slot.
Thanks in advance to everyone.


  • PeteYodisPeteYodis Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 321
    @Vins By default we currently dimension to the centers of arcs/circles - but you can drag those dimension grip points out to the perimeter of the arcs and we will attach them to the min/max locations for those arcs.  I'll create some tickets to add you to a few things that will make this process quicker.  Some have asked for the hole feature to be able to add slots.  With that improvement we could do something a bit more automated on the detailing side.  
  • VinsVins Member Posts: 4 PRO
    Thanks Pete, it would be an important improvement for those of us who work with sheet metal and very often use slot.
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