DIMEX (Express Tool)

Exports named dimension styles and their settings to an external file.


Use the DIMEX and DIMIM tools to transfer dimension styles from one drawing to another by means of an ASCII text file.

Important: Not all current dimension variables are supported by this tool.

Dialog Box Options

The following options are displayed:

Export Filename Creates and opens an ASCII text file with a DIM extension. Enter the file name or select Browse to locate the file.
Available Dimension Styles Selects the dimension styles to write to the ASCII file. The current dimension styles are displayed. Each selected style is written to the file indicated in the Export Filename group.
Text Style Options Saves either the dimension's Full Text Style Information or the Text Style Name Only to the ASCII file.


dimsio.arx, dimsio.hlp