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Author Topic: Autocad Units  (Read 2464 times)

November 06, 2015, 11:10:07 AM
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Thanks for opening this section. I've been watching your board for a while and this is a welcome section to me as a new cad drafter training myself. I was hoping for a little help on how to make my dimensions display in the proper units. I open a drawing from my clients that are drawn in decimal and I want to turn them into feet and inches. I try inserting them into a blank drawing but the units stay the same even after I've exploded the drawing I inserted. A little help would be appreciated.

November 07, 2015, 09:41:33 AM
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You're welcome.

If your units are set properly in the drawing you used to insert it in and the dimensions didn't change when you exploded the drawing, type "dim" and then "update" and then select all the dimensions in the drawing. It should update them then.
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