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Copying Linework from Xref into base file - Unnecessary Rotation

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edoll

Hello all and thanks ahead of time for any guidance.

 

To simply put it, I am grabbing linework from a dwg and copying it from base point 0,0,0. in the drawing that I want to copy it into, I hit ctrl+v and type 0,0,0 to put it exactly where it needs to be.

 

For some reason, that I cannot figure out, the 0,0,0 point in the two drawings are different...so I have to zoom extents and hunt for it 10,000feet away in model space. But that is not the main problem because I can always find it and move it where it needs to be.

 

The main problem is that when I move the copied linework over the previous linework that needs updated, it has been rotated like 3 - 4 degrees. That, or my base file's linework has been rotated 3 - 4 degrees - which doesn;t make sense because my base files linework is made up of xref's!

 

All drawings are set to UCS World.

 

Is there a way to make the 0,0,0 points the same location in both my base file and all the xrefs? I can kind of tell that my base file is not completely vertical when the xref dwg is...is there a setting that my base file has for xref's that is rotating them 3 - 4 degrees?

 

Sorry if this is complicated...I am having this problem on several of my projects. I can explain more if I need to.

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RobDraw

Check the BASE point for each file. Also, check the DVIEW/TWIST angle to make sure it is set to 0 degrees.

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