To create elevation dimensioning

1 Click K? Open on a Project-Specific Basis.

2 On the right-hand side under Derived from building structure open the Detached house - Sections folder, Section 1.

3 Make drawing file 1011 current and set 1010 to edit mode.

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4 Rename drawing file 1011 and close the dialog box.

5 Draw the finished floor.

6 In the Tools palette, activate the M Dimension Lines module (Basic family).

7 Click T Elevation Point (Create area).

8 On the Elevation Point Context toolbar, select the type t Upwards in a vertical direction.

9 Then click Properties.

10 Select the Arrowhead (mark for finished floor) in the top part of the dialog box, set the format properties and activate the layer DL_100. (See illustration).

Set the parameters in the Text tab as shown below.

11 Set the options in the Dimension Text and Entry Options tabs as shown in the figures below. Click OK to confirm.

12 Place a point through which the dimension line is to pass. The Elevation Point Context toolbar changes.

13 Reference point

This is a point that is assigned a value that you know. First enter the base value on the Context toolbar: 0.00. Then click a point of the finished floor in the ground floor.

14 Click the points to be dimensioned and press ESC to close dimension strings.

15 In the [¿ST arrowhead

Properties or on the Context toolbar, change the 3 and

Elev.-Unf.-Top dimension the unfinished floor (steps 5-7).

Press ESC to finish and quit the tool.

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