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## Can you dimension arc length in Solidworks?

You can **dimension the true length of the arc**. … To create arc dimensions: In an open sketch, click Smart Dimension (Dimensions/Relations toolbar) or Tools > Dimensions > Smart. Select the arc.

## How do you adjust arc length?

Hover over an arc or an arc segment in a polyline. At the prompt, **enter L (Arc Length)**. Select the arc or the arc segment in a polyline.

## How do you draw an arc size?

If you need to dimension the arc length use **the smart dimension tool**, select one end of the arc, then the other and finally the middle. Watch this short video for a demonstration of how to create arc length dimensions in a SOLIDWORKS sketch.

## How do I change the length of a line in Solidworks?

To change the length of the line, **select one of the endpoints and drag to lengthen or shorten the line**. To move the line, select the line and drag the line to another position. To change the angle of a line, select an endpoint and drag to a different angle.

## How do I make an arc in Solidworks?

**Arcs**

- Sketch tab. Click the Arc CommandManager to select arc tools from the Arc flyout tool.
- Menu. Click Tools > Sketch Entities to select arc tools.
- Arc PropertyManager. Change to different arc tools from the Arc PropertyManager.

## How do I make an arc a certain length in AutoCAD?

It could of course be done by calculating the angle mathematically, but an easier way to do it is **to draw the arc with the required radius and centre point, then modify it using the lengthen tool on the Modify tab drop down**. The arc will now be the desired length.

## How do you draw an arc in a specific length in AutoCAD?

Hover over an arc or an arc segment in a polyline. At the prompt, **enter L (Arc Length)**. Select the arc or the arc segment in a polyline.

## What is arc length dimension?

Arc length dimensions **measure the distance along an arc or polyline arc segment**. The extension lines of an arc length dimension can be orthogonal or radial. An arc symbol is displayed either above or preceding the dimension text.

## How do I show arc length in Solidworks?

**As an alternative option, you are also able to easily show the length of an arc.**

- With the smart dimension tool active, select the first arc end point.
- Select the other end point of the arc.
- Select the arc geometry.
- You are now free to place the dimension.

## How do you create a radius in Solidworks?

With a drawing open, click Options (Standard toolbar), select Document Properties, and then **select Dimensions > Radius**.

## How do I move a section view anywhere in Solidworks?

**To move a drawing view, use one of the following methods:**

- Click and drag an entity (including edges, vertices, cosmetic threads, and so on). …
- Select a drawing view, then move (nudge) it with the arrow keys. …
- Press Alt, place the pointer anywhere in the view, and drag the view.