Create a scale 1:10 in the AutoCAD drawing

By | July 28, 2014

How to create dimension style with scale 1:10 in AutoCAD?

Dimension style depend on scale paper size. In this part, I will help to create scale 1:10 as following:

Case 1: Paper size show scale 1:1, all objects show with scale factor 1/10. You need to setup dimension style as following:

Setup lines parameters-0034

Setup lines parameters

Setup symbols and arrows parameters-0035

Setup symbols and arrows parameters

setup text parameters-0036

setup text parameters

Setup fit parameters-0037

Setup fit parameters

Setup primary units parameters-0038

Setup primary units parameters

Case 2: If paper size show scale 100, all objects show with scale factor 100/10. In the Modify dimension style dialog box, you can setup fit and primary units parameters as figure below. Other parameters setup like above.

Setup fit parameters-0040

Setup fit parameters

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Setup primary units parameters

Case 3: You show objects on layout but you show dimensions in the model space. All object will draw with scale 1:1 and you need to setup viewport scale factor 1:10

Setup fit parameters-0041

Setup fit parameters

Setup primary units parameters-0042

Setup primary units parameters

Case 4: You show object on layout but you present dimension on paper space or layout viewport.

Setup fit parameters-0043

Setup fit parameters

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Setup primary units parameters

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