What's New: Creo Parametric 4.0 > Model-Based Definition > More Options to Control Dimension Orientation in Model-Based Definition
  
More Options to Control Dimension Orientation in Model-Based Definition
There are more options to adjust the orientation of a dimension.
User Interface Location: Click Annotate > Dimension > Orientation.
Release: Creo Parametric 4.0
Benefits and Description
You can watch a video that demonstrates this capability.
You can adjust the orientation of a dimension placed on a single linear entity to be horizontal, vertical, slanted, parallel to a reference, or perpendicular to a reference. During creation, you have access to these orientation options from the shortcut menu. After a dimension is created, from the Dimension tab, you can click Orientation to edit its orientation.
You can control the orientation of an angular dimension to measure the inside angle, outside angle, first supplementary angle, or second supplementary angle. During creation, you have access to these orientation options from the shortcut menu. After an angular dimension is created, you can click Orientation to edit its orientation.
You can also control the orientation of dimensions created on an arc edge or cylindrical surface to measure the diameter, radius, arc length, or angle. During creation, you have access to these orientation options from the shortcut menu. After a dimension is created on an arc edge or cylindrical surface, you can click Orientation to adjust its orientation.