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Add-on:  QCAD Professional
Menu: Dimension > Continue
Shortcut: D, C
Commands: dimcontinue | continuedimension | dc


Creates a dimension that starts from an extension line of a selected linear, angular or ordinate dimension.


  1. Click the base line of an existing linear, angular or ordinate dimension.
  2. Set the second extension line end point with the mouse or enter a coordinate in the command line.
  3. Continue to click more extension line end points if desired to create a chain of connected dimensions.