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make autocad drawing 100times smaller

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digital_ownage

Hello guys,

I am currently making an autocad 2d drawing for a university assignment.

I just realized I was making my drawing 100times too big. Too bad I dont want to start all over again because there is kinda big pressure on it. Unfortunately I've only had 3 lessons autocad so I'm pretty much a big failer loser with this program.

Hope you guys can help me out.

Thanks in advance helping me out.

digital_ownage.

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ReMark

One option: Use the SCALE command.

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nestly

Welcome to Cadtutor.

 

Are you familiar with the SCALE command? If not, type "scale" into the search box in the AutoCAD2015 title bar and press enter, or search Youtube for "Autocad Scale"

 

In a nutshell, select everything in the drawing. Start the Scale command, pick a basepoint, and then a scale factor of 0.001. If you've already annotated and dimensioned, it may require a bit more work to fix those.

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ReMark

I'd suggest making the basepoint 0,0,0. Just type it into the command line.

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digital_ownage

Thank you so much guys, when I tried to use the scale command I used the integer 100 >.>.

Thread can be closed now.

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eldon

I am concerned that the OP is scaling his drawing in model space, to give a scaled drawing.

 

He should be drawing full size in model space, and then using paper space to produce the scaled drawing.

 

He does not say why the drawing appeared to be 100 times too big.

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ReMark

Good point eldon. In another thread by the OP re: hatching (I'm thinking it might be the same drawing) I've asked the OP to attach a copy of the drawing file to his next post. It would be very helpful to us if we could see just what he has done so far.

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JD Mather
when I tried to use the scale command I used the integer 100 >.>.

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Is that an AutoCAD function that would result in 1/100? What are the -dwgunits?

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