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Layout Not Scaling Correct ??????

Layout Not Scaling Correct ??????

Layout Not Scaling Correct ??????

Hi All,

I have one drawing in which dimensions in the layout paper space is correct to my model, no matter how I change the scale of the viewport.  I have another file that dimensions things to the scale that they appear in the paper layout.

For example if I have a 1" block drawn to scale in model space, and my viewport is scaled 2:1, then the dimensions in the layout show 2".

I have looked thru the Dimension Style manager and they appear the same.  What am I missing?

RE: Layout Not Scaling Correct ??????

Hi mrfoulkes,

Make sure your dimensions are associative and don't have any overrides assigned to them.


RE: Layout Not Scaling Correct ??????

Thank You,

It was that one file was not associative.

As a side question, do you use layouts for printing?  Are they worth it for single part mechanical prints?


RE: Layout Not Scaling Correct ??????

Hi mrfoulkes,

Yes to all of the above, once you're in the habit, it does make printing/plotting much easier in the long run - you'll never have to play with the printer/plotter settings, meaning you'll never get burned when you're in a hurry.


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