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How to convert the Inch/Meter unit of the drawing

Updated : 2016-10-25 07:56:16 UTC

Applicable Products : IJCAD (For all version)

 

To convert from Inch to Meter Unit

  1. Execute "Scale change" command.
  2. Key in "all [Enter]"  to "Select the object :"
    All the objects in this drawing will be selected to scale change.
  3. Key in the base point as follows :
    *0,0 [Enter]
    Execute the origin of World Coordinate System (WCS) as the base point.
  4. Key in the following number as a scale coefficient.
    25.4 [Enter]
    (1 inch is 25.4 millimeter.)

All the object size indicated by Meter Unit will be scaled to 25.4 times.

 

To convert from Meter to Inch Unit

  1. Execute "Scale change" command.
  2. Key in "all [Enter]"  to "Select the object :"
    All the objects in this drawing will be selected to scale change.
  3. Key in the base point as follows :
    *0,0 [Enter]
    Execute the origin of World Coordinate System (WCS) as the base point.
  4. Key in the following number as a scale coefficient.
    0.0393701 [Enter]
    (Input the reciprocal number of 1 inch = 25.4 millimeter.)

All the object size indicated by Inch Unit will be scaled to 0.0393701 times.

 

When this unit convert is executed, line style scale might be influenced. In this case it is necessary to change the line type scale as well. 

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