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yup, that's what we end up doing...just have to switch back and forth when going from viewport to viewport. Thanks for the input.


From: "Mike Jones" <mjones(--nospam--at)ecilr.com>
Reply-To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: AUTOCAD: What's Your Preference?
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 16:07:38 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> 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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