Glossary of Dimensioning Terms

Reference points are temporary nodes that you create on ARCHICAD elements during the dimensioning process.
The Dimension Chain appears after you click the hammer cursor at the end of the dimensioning process.
a dimension line along the length of the element;
witness lines (perpendicular to the dimension line), if Dimension Settings are set to display them;
dimension points (where the dimension line intersects with the witness lines).
A dimension unit connects two adjacent dimension points and includes the written dimension values.
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