How to: Dimension Arc Length on Solidworks Drawing

How To dimension Arc Length on SolidWorks Drawing.

  1. Step 1:

    1. Start the drawing of the part to be dimensioned & find the view best suited for the arc dimension.

  2. Step 2:

    2. Click Smart Dimension and select the arc you’d like to define.

  3. Step 3:

    3. Select an endpoint of the arc.

  4. Step 4:

    4. Select the other endpoint of the arc.

  5. Step 5:

    5. Arc length dimension is now given.

  6. Step 6:

    6. As a preference you can change the leaders to show radially.

  7. Step 7:

    7. More options can be found by clicking Tools>Options.. “Document Properties” tab, expanding the “Dimensions” drop down and clicking “Arc Length”.