If you dimension in paper space, you know that it is difficult to get the dimension text to align to objects that are at angles other than 0 or 90.
Using a simple toolbar button macro, you can ensure that the dimension text angle will match the angle of the object being dimensioned. Simply launch the macro, select two points on the object using the nearest snaps, and then pick the beginning and end points of the object being dimensioned.
Here is the macro code:
See also, similar tip #4223.
Notes from Cadalyst tip reviewer R.K. McSwain: This is a good tip that automates several steps to ensure consistency and speed while dimensioning.