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RE: AUTOCAD: What's Your Preference?

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> From: PLD Dall [mailto:pdall2(--nospam--at)hotmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 4:03 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: AUTOCAD: What's Your Preference?
> 
> I draw everything full scale in model space, then I use 
> viewports at different scales for details, floorplans and 
> sections.  I have to manually change the scale of the dims in 
> each viewport to make it size correctly for that scale, since 
> I set the text size to show up in paper space as .1" (so all 
> text in all viewports is uniform in paperspace).  That's the 
> only drawback.  Also, I size the text for the appropriate 
> viewport, so there are several text sizes in the drawing.  
> Otherwise, it works really well.
> 

Why don't you have a dimension styles for the different scales? 

One for 3/4"=1'-0" and one for 1/4"=1'-0" and so forth.

M.

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