fail to create vertical linear dimension

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calvin
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fail to create vertical linear dimension

Post by calvin » Sun Jun 06, 2021 5:46 pm

hi all,

I am struggling to creat vertical dimension on my DXF, everytime dxflib create the horizontal type for me.

Can any one give me an example of create vertical type dimesnion? thanks


DL_DimensionData, the parameter type 0x0 is for (Rotated, horizontal, or vertical), but I always get horizontal dimension. how can i switch to vertical dimension?
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0 Rotated, horizontal, or vertical
1 Aligned 2 Angular 3 Diametric 4 Radius 5 Angular 3-point 6 Ordinate 64 Ordinate type.
This is a bit value (bit 7) used only with integer value 6. If set, ordinate is X-type; if not set, ordinate is Y-type
128 This is a bit value (bit 8) added to the other group 70 values if the dimension text has been positioned at a user-defined location rather than at the default location
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Re: fail to create vertical linear dimension

Post by andrew » Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:00 am

You might want to have a look at the QCAD sources for the dxflib based DXF exporter:
https://github.com/qcad/qcad/blob/maste ... porter.cpp

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