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Units, Scales Tutorials

How to Change Units of Existing Drawing in AutoCAD - set drawing unit, open insert dialog to uncheck specify on-screen check box before invoking -DWGUNITS command to convert unit of drawing without transferring it to new template, Jaiprakash Pandey, SourceCAD, Nov 12, 2015

Meters to Inches - select set of objects, rescale objects automatically, employ 14 decimal places instead of simpler 39.3701 version found in conversion tables to minimize error in AutoCAD, Emmanuel Garcia, caddguru, Nov 2, 2014

AutoCAD: I Have Imperial Scale List and Need Metric - invoke SCALELISTEDIT command, select reset button on right side of dialog box, select metric or imperial scale list to convert scale in AutoCAD, Jeff Arbogast, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 4, 2014

Drawing Reverts to Metric Units When Opened in AutoCAD - invoke -DWGUNITS command from command line, enter values 2, 2, 4 followed by yes for both scaling objects from other drawings, match INSUNITS to drawing units, Autodesk Knowledge Network, June 11, 2014

Imperial or Metric: Which Way to Measure in AutoCAD - use UNITS command in AutoCAD, make sure that drawing templates are set correctly when implementing combined metric, imperial CAD standard, Shaun Bryant, Line Shape Space, Apr 9, 2014

How to Convert AutoCAD Drawing Units from One to Another - scale all objects, insert drawing as block or reference, set source drawing unit, create new drawing, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Nov 15, 2010

ANNOAUTOSCALE - Beware - AutoCAD setting, scales get added automatically to annotative objects, works within XREF files, Matt Kolberg, civil3d.com, Aug 30, 2010

AutoCAD Accuracy Issue: How Do You Deal With It? - 5000 mm length line at 5 degree angle reveals a different length, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 26, 2010

How Can We Convert Units in AutoCAD? - using SCALE command, changing mm unit assumption to cm, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jun 21, 2010

Understanding Scale Concept and Units in AutoCAD - AutoCAD Modelspace, on AutoCAD 1cm unit looks like 1mm, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 4, 2010

Understanding and Mastering Metric and Imperial Systems in AutoCAD - general overview of imperial, metric systems, important AutoCAD settings, block libraries with synergy, Cord Struckmann, Autodesk University 2008

Precisely Scale an Object When You Know Before and After Dimensions - scaling circle with known radius in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Jun 20, 2009

Calculate Scale and Sheet Size - using drawing of house in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Jun 14, 2009

Getting the Right LTSCALE - using PSLTSCALE, LTSCALE in AutoCAD with viewports, model space, check plotting, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Technologies, Jan 14, 2009

Scaling in AutoCAD Drawings and Layouts - understanding plot scale relationships, selecting correct text height values, changing hatch properties, more, Gunay Ozmen, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 22, 2007

Units and Scales - scales and units you should use, AutoCAD On-line Tutor

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