When making technical drawings it's common to add dimensions to the drawing. The 'Dimension Level Polyline' command is useful to apply to elevations and sections. In these drawings the level is important information. When the section contains a polyline that marks the profile you can use that polyline to add the levels. When you run the command you have to select a LINE element as a reference to the level. It has to be a line element because levels are a plane. A polyline therefor is not suitable because it can change direction. After selecting the line you can select the polyline marking the profile. The command places multileaders on every vertex of the polyline with the level in relation to the selected line. By adjusting the multileader style you can adjust the levels and arrows long after you placed them. In the main menu of the command itself there are also various options. You can add a label for instance NAP (Normaal Amsterdams Peil), or NHN (Normalhöhennull), standard reference levels in the Netherlands and Germany. If you are in mountainous areas the reference level may be much higher so the reference line represents a level much higher than 0. The option Reference level allows you to specify a particular value. You can change the precision by adjusting the number of decimals and you can change the length and the angle of the multileader. In case negative values are above the line and positive values are below you can change the direction of the reference line with the native AutoCAD command REVERSE or you can toggle the flip option in the command. This allows you to draw sections without having to follow the UCS.
- Applies to:
- Places a multileader with the level at every vertex of a polyline
- line, polyline, level, multileader, angle, length, flip, decimals, reference height, height, label, NAP, NHN
- No additional suitability information
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