Is the profile of a line, the same as straightness of a line in terms of GD&T?

What’s the difference between straightness and profile?

Asked on September 27, 2016 in AutoCAD.
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Hey Conor,

Great question!

‘Straightness’ can be a subjective term to define. In short, the profile of a line describes the ‘area of tolerance’ of the object. is a great resource for GD&T questions. Here’s the relevent article for your question:

Does that help?

Answered on September 30, 2016.
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