To specify the position of dimension text relative to the dimension line

1 Select the dimension line with the Pick tool.

2 Click the Text Position Drop Down button on the Property Bar.

3 Specify where you want to place the dimension text relative to the dimension line.

Click Click Click Click

Click Click Click Click to place it above the line. to place text within the line. to place it below the line. to have the text placed horizontally.

to place it above the line. to place text within the line. to place it below the line. to have the text placed horizontally.

This option places the text horizontally even if the dimension line is diagonal or vertical. If you don't choose this option, CorelDRAW places the dimension text at the same angle as the dimension line.

Click line.

to have the text centered relative to the dimension

This option centers the text on the dimension line. If you don't choose the Center option, CorelDRAW places the dimension text where you last clicked when you drew the dimension line.

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