The dimension style controls the appearance of dimensions, such as the style of the arrowhead, the position of the text, and tolerances. This window allows you to set parameters to define the dimension style.

The dialog box has five tabs where you can define style parameters for different types of dimension lines.

Common styles

The first tab allows you to define the graphic style of the parts common to all types of dimension lines: dimension line, extension lines and dimension text.

Dimension line style

Select the dimension line style.

Reference line style

Select the style of extension lines.

Dimension text style

Select the dimension text style.


The remaining tabs allow you to define styles for different types of dimensions.

Linear dimension style
Radial dimension style
Angular dimension style

See also