Siemens NX

Showing Auto Dimensions in Sketch

You can show auto dimensions in the sketch even if it is hidden from general settings in customer settings. 

Before showing auto dimensions, create the auto dimension on the sketch by using the “Continuous Auto Dimensioning” command in the sketch. After creating auto dimensions, click on and activate the “Display Sketch Constraints”.

To activate the <Continuous Auto Dimensioning> command:

  • In <Sketch>: Home => Direct Sketch Group => More (Drop-down arrow) => Sketch Tools Group => Continuous Auto Dimensioning
  • In <Sketch in Task Enironment>: Home => Constraints Group => Display Sketch Constraints (Drop-down arrow) => Continuous Auto Dimensioning

To activate the <Display Sketch Constraints> command:

  • In <Sketch>: Home => Direct Sketch Group => More (Drop-down arrow) => Sketch Constraints Group => Display Sketch Constraints
  • In <Sketch in Task Enironment>: Home => Constraints Group => Display Sketch Constraints (Drop-down arrow) => Display Sketch Constraints

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