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Tangent Arc Dimensions in Autodesk Inventor

By David Melvin, PE, TEDCF Publishing

Autodesk Inventor’s General Dimension command is easy to use, but there’s one trick you really need to know.

Let’s say you want to add a dimension between the outer edges of the arcs on the bottom of this profile.

Tangent Arc Dimensions

It’s easy to select the arcs to add a dimension between the centers, but this tips shows you how to add a dimension between the outer quadrants of the arc.

Start by selecting one of the arcs.

Tangent Arc Dimensions

When you move your pointer over the other arc…

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