Grouping - dimension lines may be grouped by selected parameter
Filtering - use Filter by parameter or by Material
Only one Type of elements is dimensioned by using 'Filter by':
Include in Total Measure - if ticked ON, this category will be included in Total measure. Also tool will measure from this category to other elements.
Example of measuring Columns and Walls in the View. Total Measure box is not checked:
But if 'Total Measure' is ticked for Column and Wall, then Total measure will extend over both of these Categories.
Include Grids - will measure from elements of this Category to the Grids, but Grids should be selected to be measured as well
Include Levels - will measure from elements of this Category to the Levels, but Levels should be selected to be measured as well
All - measures all elements
Intersecting elements - measures only elements intersected by view plane.
All except intersecting elements - measures only elements not intersected by view plane.
Measure Elements in Front View - available for Point & Face Based Details. Allows to measure All visible Face Based Details or only those who are on Front or Back face in that View.
Dimension Lines by Priority - drag & drop selected item to change which dimension should be closer to the measured elements. Also, you can join dimension lines of selected items.
Example of joined vertical dimensions for Front and Vertical Side hosted families:
Join Dimension Lines - it will join dimension lines for selected categories
"Join all Same Direction Dimensions" Check box joins all Vertical/Horizontal different category families measurements.