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Erik Davidson
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Import DWG scale issue

Post by Erik Davidson » Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:29 pm

HI , I am importing a DWG 3D modell that becomes huge when imported. I am guessing its som sort of inch / mm problem but I can't seem to get this working. Any tips?

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Re: Import DWG scale issue

Post by CAD_73 » Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:44 am

Press the information button (in the system icon bar) and change length from inch to mm.

Then go to Edit, choose Transform parents.
In the dropdown list choose scaling with 3 factors
Choose the coordinate system, then a point to scale to or choose origin on coordinate system.
Scaling factor along X: 1/25.4
Scaling factor along Y: 1/25.4
Scaling factor along Z: 1/25.4

Then choose the elements that needs to scale (transform)

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