Thursday, June 02, 2011

Neat Dimensions

I received a comment on an earlier post. The essence of the comment was that they like to dimension like this, where the dimension's witness lines don't extend to the model to keep things neat.

A friend's office does this too and they use the following settings to achieve the "look".

I find the technique a bit frustrating in the field because I can't tell what the lines are referencing sometimes. For particularly busy documentation they'll add a prefix/suffix to values so it becomes a bit clearer. Neat drawings still take skill and attention to detail even with Revit/BIM.


Brian Payne said...

Small simple project: Maybe
Complex project: Your looking for trouble!

Elrond Burrell said...

Ah I like it! Thanks