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Changing Units on a existing drawing

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04-04-2012 08:27 AM

I have a venue drawing that is in mm and I need to convert it to ft/inch so I can update and get dimensions from it.  Can this be done so when I change the format in drawing units it will update the drawing units?

 

Current settings.

Drawing units

Length:

Type - Decimal

Percisin - 0

 

Angle:

Type - Decimal Degrees

Precision - 0

 

Insertion Scale:

Unitless

 

Thanks

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Re: Changing Units on a existing drawing

04-04-2012 08:40 AM in reply to: Brett_2000

Your drawing doesn't know it's mm or inches, km.... it only knows one thing length, so you have to scale the drawing,

or you can leave it as it is and add dimension factor to it.

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Re: Changing Units on a existing drawing

04-04-2012 08:51 AM in reply to: Patchy

How would I do that?

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Re: Changing Units on a existing drawing

04-04-2012 09:24 AM in reply to: Brett_2000

Like this

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Re: Changing Units on a existing drawing

04-05-2012 01:48 PM in reply to: Patchy

Create a toolbar with a button. Use the following as the buttom command.

 

^C^C-dwgunits;2;2;4;no;no;no;^C^C(IF (NOT C:smileyfrustrated:CALE-LIST)(LOAD "SCALE-LIST"));SCALELISTREM;SCALELISTIMP;

 

the attached lisp is needed!!

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