# How do I scale to a specific length in AutoCAD?

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SCALE (or SC ) to start the SCALE command. Pick 2 points on the object that is going to be scaled that you want to be scaled to the desired length. Pick 2 points that establish the final length.

## How do I scale to a specific size in AutoCAD?

To Scale an Object by Reference

1. Click Drafting tab > Modify panel > Scale.
2. Select the object to scale.
3. Select the base point.
4. Enter r (Reference).
5. Select the first and second reference points, or enter a value for the reference length.

4 февр. 2019 г.

## How do I scale an existing drawing in AutoCAD?

With a calculator, divide the intended length by the measured length. Enter the SCALE (Command). Select a base point, such as 0,0,0. Enter the obtained scale factor to adjust all objects in the drawing model to their correct size.

## How do you scale an object in AutoCAD?

Scaling an object in AutoCAD is pretty straightforward. You select the scale command then select the objects(s) then type in the scale factor up to which you want to scale the geometry and press Enter.

## What is AutoCAD scale?

Scale Factor. Multiplies the dimensions of the selected objects by the specified scale. A scale factor greater than 1 enlarges the objects. A scale factor between 0 and 1 shrinks the objects. You can also drag the cursor to make the object larger or smaller.

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## What is scale command AutoCAD?

Enlarges or reduces selected objects, keeping the proportions of the object the same after scaling. Find. To scale an object, specify a base point and a scale factor. The base point acts as the center of the scaling operation and remains stationary.

## How do you calculate scale?

To scale an object to a smaller size, you simply divide each dimension by the required scale factor. For example, if you would like to apply a scale factor of 1:6 and the length of the item is 60 cm, you simply divide 60 / 6 = 10 cm to get the new dimension.

## How do u find the scale factor?

As long as you know that the two shapes are similar, you can use one dimension on both figures to calculate the scale factor. For example, if you know the width of the shape, divide one width by the other to find the scale factor.

## How do you find the scale of a drawing in AutoCAD?

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1. Click View tab Viewports panel Scale Monitor. Find. The Scale Monitor dialog box is displayed.
2. In the drawing area, move the cursor over the scale area (or a viewport ) and check the Scale Monitor dialog box.
3. Press ENTER to exit this command.

24 сент. 2014 г.

## How do you scale up drawings?

How to Scale Up a Drawing

1. The grid method. With the grid method, you place a grid over a reference photo (or in this case, your small drawing) then draw a grid of the same proportions on your full-size paper. …
2. The copy machine / print shop method. …
3. The home printer method. …
4. The projector method.
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## How do you match the scale of two drawings in AutoCAD?

Solution:

1. Draw a line that is at the proper length (Ex: If the dimension shows 25′, draw a line at that length).
2. Type ALIGN into the command line and press Enter. …
3. Select the image to be scaled and press Enter.
4. Specify the first source point, and then click the corresponding destination point.

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