AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

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Victoria12
Posts: 46
Registered: ‎01-30-2009
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Adjustable Bar Scale

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05-28-2009 08:48 AM
Hi,

I work with Autodesk Map 3D and I was wondering if the latter provides a bar scale that will adjust automatically to the size of the plotting paper.

Thanks a million!
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Soocom1
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Registered: ‎09-23-2008
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Re: Adjustable Bar Scale

05-28-2009 10:34 AM in reply to: Victoria12
Not currently.



I have had to build one useing the Field comand linked to the viewport. The scale itself remains static, but the numbers change.

This is also linked to the scale at the bottom if you are useing A-cad 2008,09,or 10.
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Victoria12
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Re: Adjustable Bar Scale

05-28-2009 10:44 AM in reply to: Victoria12
Thank you so much for replying.
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Victoria12
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Re: Adjustable Bar Scale

05-28-2009 12:07 PM in reply to: Victoria12
Hi,

I am trying to create an adjustable Bar Scale using the field command, as advised by Soocom1 above.
I chose 1"= #' from the field menu. It gave me the following: 1" = .2154' .

In the field expression box, I got the following:

%<\AcVar.16.2 PlotScale \f "1\" = %lu2%zs12%ct9[0.0833333333333333]'">%

The Edit Scale List is set to 1"=1" where 1' of paper is equal to 0.08333333 drawing feet.

Where does the number 0.2154 come from?

Thanks a million!
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Victoria12
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Re: Adjustable Bar Scale

05-30-2009 09:43 AM in reply to: Victoria12
Help..anybody?

Thanks a million!
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mekohler
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎01-18-2010
Message 6 of 6 (196 Views)

Re: Adjustable Bar Scale

08-09-2012 08:35 AM in reply to: Victoria12

2013 has a scale bar tool.

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