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jmaier
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Converted Drawing from MM to Inches

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10-03-2012 03:51 PM

I have a drawing that was drawn in MM, I re scaled the drawing by a scale factor of .03937, when I check the dimensions it appears that it is still off by around 5"

 

Anyone ever experienced this before

1mm=0.03936996inch

 

You are close enough that 5" (1237mm)  just means the wrong MM dimension was used for the object you are measuring perhaps: what bare you measuring, and where?

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Re: Converted Drawing from MM to Inches

10-08-2012 11:27 AM in reply to: jmaier

1mm=0.03936996inch

 

You are close enough that 5" (1237mm)  just means the wrong MM dimension was used for the object you are measuring perhaps: what bare you measuring, and where?

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jmaier
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Re: Converted Drawing from MM to Inches

10-08-2012 01:22 PM in reply to: pendean

I drew a line and re scaled the drawing, it was a PDF file convertered to a DXF and it was off by 5 ", so I just Re scaled the drawing and it came out perfect, small learning curve

 

Thanks

John Maier

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