Delete dangling dimensions, crosshairs and annotations

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Don’t you hate it when you open a drawing, only to find multiple ugly, green, dangling dimensions and crosshairs?

We mean these kinds of things:

Delete dangling dimension in SOLIDWORKS drawing

Delete all dangling annotations with one click

When editing a drawing (or after you click Done on a new drawing), these two buttons are visible:

Drew delete dangling annotations one click

Click the left button to delete all dangling annotations on the current sheet.

Click the right button to delete old annotations on all sheets.

Does it work on dimensions?

It works on every object that is a SOLIDWORKS annotation. That means:

  • Blocks
  • Center lines
  • Center mark symbols
  • Threads
  • Custom symbols
  • Datum origins
  • Datum tags
  • Datum target symbols
  • (Display) dimensions
  • Dowel symbols
  • Geometric tolerances
  • Leaders
  • Notes
  • Revision clouds
  • Surface finish symbols
  • Table (annotations)
  • Weld bead symbols
  • Weld symbols

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