[PythonCAD] Moving objects breaks dimensions

Art Haas ahaas at airmail.net
Sat Feb 11 16:37:37 CET 2006


On Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 02:43:08PM +1300, Wilbert Knol wrote:
> 
> > fwiw, autocad doesn't try to make any association between dimensions and
> > entities.  If you want to move an entity and related dimensions, you
> > just select them all together.
> 
> Agreed, and that's exactly what I did. I drew a box around the lot and tried 
> to shift it.
> 
> It worked...except for the dimension text, and the centre part of the 
> dimension line, which stayed put along with the dim. text. The arrows 
> rubber-banded with the object to the new location. 
> 
> I must admit I was somewhat taken aback :-)

I see if I can duplicate this today. If you drew a box around the
dimension in addition to the entities then the dimension text should
have moved. Maybe there is a bug in determining that the dimension
was within the boxed region.

Art
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