How do I change the scale in AutoCAD?
To Change the Scale of a Drawing View
- Move the cursor over the drawing view to edit. The drawing view border appears.
- Click an empty area inside the drawing view. Grips appear.
- Click the lookup grip. A menu appears.
- Select the new scale from the menu.
What is a linetype scale?
Linetype scale (LTSCALE) determines the scale and appearance of dashed lines as they appear in your drawing. This setting becomes especially important when you go to plot, since lines that appear dashed in Model Space may appear solid in Paper Space if their LTSCALE isn’t exactly correct.
What is AutoCAD scale?
AutoCAD scales the distance between objects as well as the objects themselves. For example, if you select a circle to scale, pick a point outside the circle as the base point and then specify a scale factor of 2.
Why do we set limits in AutoCAD?
The Limits command in AutoCAD is used to set an invisible rectangular boundary in the drawing area or viewport. It limits the grid display and the point locations. We are required to specify the coordinates of the opposite corners of the rectangular window.
How do you scale a viewport?
Using the Properties palette . . .
- Select the layout viewport that you want to modify.
- Right-click, and then choose Properties.
- If necessary, click Display Locked and choose No.
- In the Properties palette, select Standard Scale, and then select a new scale from the list. The scale you choose is applied to the viewport.
Which property is used to stretch and compress a linetype?
When you create geometry, the current object scale value becomes the object’s linetype scale property. You can change the linetype scale of an existing object in the Properties palette.
What is Msltscale?
MSLTSCALE – Model Space LineType Scale – Scales linetypes displayed on the model tab by the annotation scale. For model space or a layout viewport, you can display all the annotative objects or only those that support the current annotation scale.
What is annotative scaling?
Annotative Scale is an AutoCAD setting that allows for plans to display annotative objects – callouts, dimensions, text, etc. – at multiple scales. Although some firms have adopted Annotative Scale, we’ve found it to cause more problems than it’s worth.