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Annotation scale questions

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07-25-2012 08:13 AM


Now that I am writing this, I realize it may be a Civil3D question.  When I change my drawing scale in the "Drawing Settings" dialog box to 1"=40', for example.  The Annotative scale in the Properties Palette changes to 1"=40'_XREF.  Does anybody know this means?  Thanks in advance for your help!

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Re: Annotation scale questions

07-25-2012 09:51 AM in reply to: mermerCAD



check with command _SCALELISTEDIT which scale-definitions you have and clean the ones that are not necessary (and hold the list as clean as possible).


The scales have a name and a scale-factor, the problem is there may be more scale-definitions with different names but same scale-factors. Now if you set to a new scale the problem is that some internal functions does not search for a scale with a specific name but for a scale with the same scale-factor (and just search for the first one, that may be the one with the wrong name).


Anyway, the only help is: clean it whenever possible.


- alfred -

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what is the difference betwwen Annotative text & standard text

02-03-2013 11:05 PM in reply to: mermerCAD

what is the difference betwwen Annotative text & standard text

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