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    Hi there. I have a drawing that has been done in decimal inches and I want to convert it to metric. I used to do this with the AECDWGSETUP in Map 3D 2006. Is there a way to do it in Map 3D 2008? the command doesn't work.

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    You might take a quick look on search for this. I have see the question posted sevral times on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Secretagdan View Post
    You might take a quick look on search for this. I have see the question posted sevral times on here.
    I am a dumbass! I haven't been using Autocad or this forum for a few months (quit my job) and I'd forgotten about all the post I'd seen about this. Just needed to scale by a factor of 25.4

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    better to set units in old drawing to inches, and import it in a new drawing with units are set to mm, or cm, or whatever you want. it will scale automatically.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alnaibii View Post
    better to set units in old drawing to inches, and import it in a new drawing with units are set to mm, or cm, or whatever you want. it will scale automatically.
    just tried that. I did SETUP>MORE FORMATTING OPTIONS>UNITS and selected inches. Then opened a new drawing and set the units to mm then pasted in (also tried inserting as a block). It didn't work. What did i do wrong?

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