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    IN this drawing, I want the 9.00 to be either 4 ( feet) or 48 (inches).

    How do I set the correct scale in this or any drawing?

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    Use "Scale" with the (R)eference option...

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    Quote Originally Posted by netman View Post
    IN this drawing, I want the 9.00 to be either 4 ( feet) or 48 (inches).

    How do I set the correct scale in this or any drawing?
    In AutoCAD, we always want to draw at "full size", so if you want the dimension to read 4 feet (48 inches) you actually make the part 48 inches.

    Assuming you want everything to remain in the same proportions, I would use the SCALE command, with the Reference option.




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    Thank you. It was a little confusing to me but that video did the trick.

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