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    Is it possible to flip dimension text?
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    Default Re: Flip Dimension Text

    Check out the read convention settings in the type parameters of the text style
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    Dimitri,

    Thanks for the quick reply. The Read Convention did work on one set of dimensions but not on another. I failed to tell you one thing. I had rotated the view 90 degrees clockwise from its original view. Maybe thats why the former horizontal dimensions that are now vertical will not flip to the other side of the dimension string?

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    In version 5 and 5.1 of Revit you could have a dimention text above or under the dimension line and - if I remember correctly left or right oriented. I.e. it could serve any situation. And it was good. For whatever reason this functionality has been removed from Revit and it's a great pity. I wrote several times already about this - to no avail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetisart View Post
    For whatever reason this functionality has been removed from Revit and it's a great pity.
    Programmers must have had a reason for doing this ... ... I hope they didn't anticipate enhancements back then and they still haven't materialized ... ... so it has gone unfixed. Wouldn't surprise me if this is the case.

    I for one - am anticipating text and dimension enhancements in R2009. Perhaps things will be fixed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetisart View Post
    ...In version 5 and 5.1 of Revit you could have a dimention text above or under the dimension line and - if I remember correctly left or right oriented...
    My memory must be fading, I don't remember this at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve_Stafford View Post
    My memory must be fading, I don't remember this at all.
    Your memory must be fading...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetisart View Post
    Your memory must be fading...
    Guess so...I'll have to pull out my 5.0 and 5.1 discs and take a trip down memory lane sometime.

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