Quote Originally Posted by Dana W View Post
If you are drawing in metric, start by opening the metric drawing template instead of the imperial template. The metric one is named acadiso.dwt, and the imperial template is acad.dwt. Then save the template right away as a dwg file named anything you wish.
To expand on this, once you have the STYLE content of a dwg file the way you want it, you can save it as a template (dwt) file so you don't have to rebuild your dimension, and text styles, and your basic layer, and lineweight properties for every drawing.