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Annotation Scales

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01-07-2014 06:17 PM

Hi All.


We have an increasing need to fully adopt client requirements of adding annotative scale to blocks. An example of the extent is, in 1 drawing we have 4000 blocks (about 10 variations) all with 3-5 annotative scales.

File size has increased from 3mb to 6mb, and the save time has increased from 10seconds to 5 minutes. 


Otherwise the drawing is clean, the blocks are clean, its just when annotative objects are replicated a number of times.


Any ideas of potential solutions would be appreciated.



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Re: Annotation Scales

01-07-2014 10:53 PM in reply to: B.C.Aust





That the filesize increases is normal, but the save time should not increase from 10sec to 5min.


  • do you save in DWG-format 2013 or is AutoCAD configured to save in an older format?
  • play with these two "Maintain..." checkboxes in the options ==> open and save:

    2014-01-08 07-51-43.png


    HTH, - alfred -

    Alfred NESWADBA
    Ingenieur Studio HOLLAUS ...
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    Re: Annotation Scales

    01-07-2014 11:11 PM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

    Hi Alfred


    Absolute Champion!


    Savefidelity did the trick.


    Thank you so much.

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