AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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Converting Metric to Imperial

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09-21-2012 07:51 AM

How do I convert a dwg file from Metric to Imperial?

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Re: Converting Metric to Imperial

09-21-2012 08:01 AM in reply to: rcallison

There is no direct conversion tool or method.  Create a new drawing from an Imperial template and then insert and explode your source file.  You'll probably have to go through it and update or replace all of the metric styles with their Imperial equivalents.

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Re: Converting Metric to Imperial

09-21-2012 08:29 AM in reply to: sboon

Under the assumption that your drawing is say metric state plane coords, you can use Map to pull the data into your impearial drawing see to US survey foot in the same coord system. otherwise just insert / scale the drawing to convert from metric to imperial.

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