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Can Dimensions be "stretched" via VBA

Can Dimensions be "stretched" via VBA

Can Dimensions be "stretched" via VBA

I've been banging my head on how to stretch a dimension via VBA.  When I add a dimension to a selection set and then move the object the whole dimension moves.  What I want to do is just move that control point and leave the other end fixed.  Ideas? Work arounds?  I thought about sendcommand but then I'd have to convert all my points to strings.....NOT.
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RE: Can Dimensions be "stretched" via VBA

Hi RickyD302,

You'll need to move the endpoint or startpoint of the dimension entity, not the entire dimension itself.


RE: Can Dimensions be "stretched" via VBA

And here lies the problem.  How do I get the endpoints of the dimension via VBA.  I tried to use a selection set but not luck.  any ideas.  I'm to the point right now that I'm using ThisDrawing.sendcommand ("stretch",........)

RE: Can Dimensions be "stretched" via VBA

Hi RickyD302,

look at the ExtLine1Point and ExtLine2Point properties for dimaligned entities in the help files, this should get you what you need.


RE: Can Dimensions be "stretched" via VBA

I'm working with dimrotated so the ExtLine1 & 2 points are not exposed.  I'm working on getting those points via visual lisp. I'm new to all this stuff.

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