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The Controller Dimension shape in the "Walls, Shell and Structure (US units).vss" stencil. and the Architectural Dimensioning shapes from the "Dimensioning - Architectural (US units).vss" stencil initially display the measurement units that are set for the drawing page. However, you can set a unit of measure for these shapes that differs from the default, or use these shapes to change the page default.
This article explains how to change the units of measurement on an individual shape or set the default for all shapes on the page.
How to set the units of measurement for an individual shapeTo set a unit of measure and display options for a Controller Dimension shape, follow these steps:
How to use a Controller Dimension to configure all shapes on a page (default)To set the unit of measurement for all Controller Dimension shapes on a page, follow these steps:
Eaton, Nanette and Resources Online, Microsoft Visio 2002 Inside Out
(http://www.microsoft.com/mspress/books/5024.aspx), Redmond, WA: Microsoft Press, 2001 (ISBN 0-7356-1285-4).
Article ID: 304986 - Last Review: November 28, 2006 - Revision: 4.2