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rjaneiro
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Unit of measure

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12-28-2010 11:17 AM

The drawing that I am viewing using DWG TrueView provides dimension in feet and inches when measure objects.  Is there a way to have the measures provided in metric / millimeters?

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toadoftoadhall
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Registered: ‎11-25-2011
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Re: Unit of measure

11-25-2011 04:10 AM in reply to: rjaneiro

over 300 hundred views and no replies. I guess there is lots of interest, but no solution.

 

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pendean
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Re: Unit of measure

11-28-2011 05:10 AM in reply to: toadoftoadhall

The file creator controls all aspects of the file: not much you can do in the viewer except view it as created.

To change units, the file must be scaled first, unless you want to endlessly do the math: AutoCAD works with "units", a generic measurement that can be inches, mm, meters, or even lightyear and are not interchangeable with a button or switch. The file creator, or anyone able to change the file (not the viewer) must scale to redefine "units".

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sorpic
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TrueView Unit of measurement

05-14-2013 05:54 AM in reply to: rjaneiro

Is there any possibility to see in viewer which are the units the measurements are done (cm, inch, m, etc)? Thanks

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pendean
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Re: TrueView Unit of measurement

05-14-2013 06:05 AM in reply to: sorpic
Measure a known distance and compare it with what the program reports.
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