Better "Aligned" Dimensions

When you need to dimension the distance between two lines that are at an angle, you don't have to use an aligned dimension. Instead, use a linear dimension (just like normal), but before you pick the location of the dimension line, type "R" at the command line. This initiates the "Rotated" option, allowing you to set an angle for your extension lines (the lines that reach out to the object). Voila -- you now have an angled dimension displaying exactly what you were looking for.

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