AutoCAD and ITS APPLICATIONS – BASIC GD&T TOOLS
Tolerance Command: The suggested text font is romans.shx. These practices correspond with the ASME Y14.2M standard, Line Conventions and Lettering.
Attaching Feature Control Frame to Leaders: The QLEADER command automatically attached and associated with a leader. This is the mosr effective technique for creating a feature control frame and other GD&D symbols, such as datum feature symbols.
T E X T S Y M B O L S & S P E C I A L C H A R A C T E R S R E F E R E N C E
Unicode Strings and Control Codes.
|Name||Control Codes||Unicode String|
|Plus/Minus Tolerance (±)||%%p||U+00B1|
H O W T O C R E A T E . . . in A U T O C A D
Modify Dimension Style: Lines, Symbols and Arrows, Text, Fit, Primary Units, Alternate Units, Tolerances —» Dimsty or select a Feature + Enter.
Create an Associate Center Mark: Annotate —» Dimension tab —» select Center Mark —» select a circle or an arc (continue selecting circles/arcs to place center marks —» Enter.
Adding Flag Notes: Create a symbol (a triangle) —» Create a text in the symbol —» Block —» Block Definition (Name + Select Objects + Pick Point) —» OK