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Capture and Edit GD&Ts

Recording your Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Follow these steps to capture your GD&Ts and correct any errors.

Step-By-Step Guide:

  1. Set the OCR Extraction Type to 'Geometric Tolerances' in one of three ways
    • Press 'Ctrl + G' on your keyboard
    • Click on the 'Document' tab, select 'Geometric Tolerances' above 'OCR Extraction' in the ribbon
    • Right-click on your drawing, select 'OCR Extraction', and select 'Geometric Tolerances'
  2. Place your cursor inside of the GD&T feature control frame
  3. Left-click and drag to draw a rectangle around the GD&T information inside the frame
    • Avoid capturing the borders of the frame for best results
  4. Updating your results is done in the 'Properties/Preferences' panel on the left-hand side of the page
  5. Under 'General', the frame's GD&T symbol, tolerance, and any datums will be displayed in separate fields
  6. Use the GD&T symbol drop-down or free text fields for the tolerance and datums to make corrections
  7. Click on the paper and pencil icon above the grayed out rectangle to make any additional edits in the 'Value' box