Creating Outer Diameter Dimensions in Layout

How do you make dimensions that have the arrows on the exterior of your object? I know when the dimension is small Layout will pop the dimension text out and that’s super cool, but say I have a pipe of varying diameters and I don’t want the diameter dimensions or leader lines displayed inside the pipe. How do I make everything exterior to the object? I’ve tried manually manipulating the dimension, but that doesn’t get me anywhere.

When I need to show diameters like that, I use the Label tool and manually enter the diameters. It’s not ideal but it works well enough for me.

Huh, I was so busy trying to figure out how to make the dimension tool work I didn’t even think of that. Thanks!

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