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The diameter symbol is one of the most commonly used symbols in AutoCAD drawings. It’s automatically added to diameter dimensions but there may be times you want to include it in other types of dimensions as well as leaders, tables, and notes.

## How do you find the diameter in AutoCAD?

To easily insert the diameter symbol (Ø) on Word: using the keyboard, press Ctrl+/, then press Shift+O. This should give you the diameter symbol or O with slash through it. Alternatively, press down the Alt key, then press the symbol’s Alt code – 0216.

Create a Radius or Diameter Dimension

Click Annotate tab Dimensions panel Dimension. Find. Select an arc or a circle. At the prompt, enter r (Radius) or enter d (Diameter). Before specifying the dimension line location, you can edit or rotate the text.

## How do you find the diameter of a dimension?

To Create a Diameter Dimension

1. Click Home tab Annotation panel Diameter. Find.
2. Select the arc or circle to dimension.
3. Enter options as needed: To edit the dimension text content, enter t (Text) or m (multiline text). …
4. Specify the leader line location.

## What is a radius dimension?

A radial dimension is a group design object. It allows for the dimensioning of a radius with respect to an arc or circle. The dimension can be placed either internally or externally, in relation to the circumference of the arc/circle.

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## How do you find the diameter in inches?

Multiply the radius by 2 to find the diameter. For example, if you have a radius of 47 inches, multiply 47 by 2 to get a diameter of 94 inches.

## What is the diameter of a 24cm circle?

Circles (basic)

Diameter Circumference(approx) Circumference
8 cm 24 cm 25.12cm
20 cm 60 cm 62.8cm
40 cm 120 cm 125.6cm
3m 9m 9.42m

## How do you find the width if you have the length and diameter?

The radius is the length from the center of a circle to the edge. Therefore, if you know the radius, multiply it by two to determine the diameter (diameter = 2 x radius).

## What is a diameter in math?

1 mathematics : a chord (see chord entry 3 sense 2) passing through the center of a figure or body. 2 mathematics : the length of a straight line through the center of an object or space the diameter of a circle dug a hole nearly four feet in diameter.

## How do I type a Ø?

Ø = Hold down the Control and Shift keys and type a / (slash), release the keys, hold down the Shift key and type an O. 