To draw a dimension line using the Auto Dimension tool

1 Open the Curve flyout, and click the Auto Dimension tool.

2 Click where you want to begin measuring.

If you want the dimension line to be linked to an object, click on one of the object's snap points.

3 Press TAB to toggle the Auto Dimension tool from vertical to horizontal or slanted dimension lines.

4 Click where you want to finish measuring.

5 Click where you want to place the dimension text.

^ • If you are drawing a slanted dimension line, hold down CTRL while you drag to constrain the angle to 15-degree increments, or to the value you specified for the Constrain Angle setting in the Options dialog box.

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