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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.

 

Thanks

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Re: Annotation Scales

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

Hi,

 

welcome @forums.autodesk.com!

 

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

So:

  • 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:
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    HTH, - alfred -

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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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