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Strange Dimension
« on: March 10, 2019, 12:12:07 PM »
I am getting a y (with an acute accent on it) instead of a degree when I do angular dimensions.


So 35 degrees comes up as 35Y.


Help!
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Re: Strange Dimension
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2019, 01:40:50 PM »
I don't see that happening with V2018.

The Dimension Text Font controls what letters and symbols you get. What font do you have selected? The default seems to be Arial.

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Re: Strange Dimension
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2019, 08:47:51 PM »
I vaguely recall this being a bug in one of the recent versions

Exactly which version and release date do you have - see help, about?
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Re: Strange Dimension
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2019, 12:09:58 AM »

Thank you.



3D MAX 2018 release 13/01/20189 Version 27.0




I wonder if my FONTS are corrupted but I am still stuck!











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Re: Strange Dimension
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2019, 12:13:11 AM »
Thank you.3D MAX 2018 release 13/01/20189 Version 27.0I wonder if my FONTS are corrupted but I am still stuck!

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Re: Strange Dimension
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2019, 07:54:45 AM »

It's a bug that was fixed in the last update, as I remember. I'm having that exact same problem on a new computer and I remember it being fixed on the old one. I downloaded the latest patch and it said that is not for the my installed version. I'm checking now to see what version I installed on the new computer. Have lots of beta versions I need to delete.


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Re: Strange Dimension
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2019, 07:55:26 AM »

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Re: Strange Dimension
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2019, 08:49:23 AM »

Right. I just found the correct version, installed it, ran the patch, and now the acute Y is gone. Back to the ole (look, I even know the Alt code for the degree symbol by heart... Alt+0176).


But... it seems using Shift+M, and the menu, for opening the Block Editor doesn't work again and I remember that being fixed in a patch too (have to select the block, open Info Box then click the Edit Content button). 


This is the topic where I reported it and Ali Zaidi fixed it:   http://forum.designcadcommunity.com/index.php?topic=7095.0
...However, I don't think all members can read that topic so I've attached a screen shot...


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Re: Strange Dimension
« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2019, 12:13:04 AM »
THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU!


The patch from Bdeck fixed it.


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