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how to change units of measurement in cad? change units of measurement autocad

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05-06-2013 04:32 . pm | View his/her posts only
how to change units of measurement in cad? How to change units of measurement in ZWCAD or AutoCAD? What is CAD unit settings for current drawing. Is it metric or English? Does it use feet or inches? How to change cad measurement? For example, change drawing units to millimeter from inches? How to find out the unit setting of drawing created by ZWCAD?

The solution is to use command MEASUREMENT,
if it prompts: “New current value for MEASUREMENT (Off or On) <0>:” that mean the drawing is using English unit setting.

If it prompts: “New current value for MEASUREMENT (Off or On) <1>:”, that mean the drawing is using metric.

This system variable MEASUREMENT controls the hatch pattern and linetype files when opening the existing drawings.

If you want to change the MEASUREMENT from English to Metric or back, input the new value to the command line. Easy to make MEASUREMENT converter.

MEASUREMENT=1, unit setting is metric;
MEASUREMENT=0, unit setting is English.


This tips work both in ZWCAD and AutoCAD.



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