CUSTOMLENGTH for dimension features does not work correctly

Last Published: April 25, 2020


When trying to change the CUSTOMLENGTH attribute for a dimension feature, the entered length does not display correctly.


The dimension feature class was created using a geographic coordinate system, such as North American Datum 1983 (GCS_NAD_1983) or WGS 1984 (GCS_WGS_1984).

Solution or Workaround

When creating the dimension feature class in ArcCatalog, select or import a Projected Coordinate System, such as State Plane or UTM.

    Article ID:000009172

    • ArcMap 9 x

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