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Registered: ‎04-20-2012
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Scale dimensions in IDW drawing

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01-11-2013 10:12 AM

Simply put I'd like to take a set of ordinate dimensions and multiply all the values by 10. Is this possible, without overriding the values and making them static?


The reason I'm asking is because I'm making a flat layout sketch for pockets around a drum. So imagine taking a drum and rolling it out flat. In the direction along the drum I drew it as 1" = 1" and for the circumfrence direction I did 1" = 10° so I don't have sketch that is 13" x 360". So I need to scale the dimensions in 1 direction up by 10.

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Re: Scale dimensions in IDW drawing

01-11-2013 05:43 PM in reply to: pball

Quick answer is 'no'.  That said, I'm sure that a macro or iLogic rule could be written to make this happen for you.

Sam B
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