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How to make many block references all the same size?

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11-15-2005 05:26 PM
I have several block references in a drawing that I imported from other DWGs using the Database.readDwgFile() method. They're all rectangularly shaped, and I want them all to be the same width. I can scale them using the BlockReference.ScaleFactors property, but it's unclear what values to use to make their widths the same.

Is there another way to set a BlockReference's width and height?

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Re: How to make many block references all the same size?

11-18-2005 09:20 AM in reply to: mlovitt
A block is simply a collection of geometry with scale factors and a rotation angle. Width and Height don't really apply.

If you create your block as a 1unit by 1unit square, then the X and Y scale factors will correspond to width and height.

Chris Arps
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