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    If I have a drawing done in inches, is there an easy way to convert Dims and all into metric?

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    Short:
    Copy paste everything to a metric drawing (based on a metric template.
    Scale everything with a factor 25.4.
    Select all dimensions and change dimstyle (right click and select from menu).
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    i sometimes receive drawings that are in mm but units are set to inches, in that case all i have to do is change the units to mm by going to Format>units... or typing UNITS

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    Do you want to just be able to display the Metric units? If so just go to your dimstyles, alternate units and turn 'display alternate units' on.

    If you want to actually scale the part up so that its "in metric units" than just scale it up by the usual conversion factor.

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