The Add/Remove Dimension Parent command is used to add or remove a new object without deleting the dimension from the existing internal and external dimensions.

Location of the Add/Remove Dimension Parent Command

Select the dimension you want to add/remove and click the right button of the mouse and click Add/ Remove Dimension Parent from the menu.

In Architectural Program

You can access it under the ribbon menu Modify tab, Entity Edit title.

In the Structural Program

You can access it under the Ribbon menu Modify tab, Entity Edit title.

Usage Steps

  • Select interior or exterior dimension.

  • After clicking the right mouse button on the dimension, click the Add/Remove Dimension Parent line from the drop-down list or click the Add/Remove Dimension Paretn icon in the ribbon menu .

  • Objects that you can select will become active, objects that you cannot select will become inactive.

  • Select any object (axis, wall, etc.) or objects you want to add to the dimension.

  • Press the right mouse button. The command will terminate and the dimensioning will be refreshed.

Steps order

Before add/remove dimension parent

Selection of dimension

Selecting the first window to be added to the dimension while in the add/remove dimension parent command

Selecting the second window to be added to the dimension and finalizing the selection process by clicking the right mouse button.

After add/remove dimension parent