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How to scale up in AutoCAD – Window select the object(s), type SCALE, and then specify a number larger than 1. Hit Enter. The size of the object(s) will SCALE UP by that scale factor. Refer to Figure 1 to see the differences in scale factors.

## How do I change the scale of a drawing 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 AutoCAD scale?

Scale Factor. **Multiplies the dimensions of the selected objects by the specified scale**. A scale factor greater than 1 enlarges the objects. A scale factor between 0 and 1 shrinks the objects. You can also drag the cursor to make the object larger or smaller.

## How do I determine the scale of a drawing?

The scale is **shown as the length in the drawing, then a colon (“:”), then the matching length on the real thing**. Example: this drawing has a scale of “1:10”, so anything drawn with the size of “1” would have a size of “10” in the real world, so a measurement of 150mm on the drawing would be 1500mm on the real horse.

## How do I display the viewport scale?

Standard or Custom Scale is a property of a layout viewport. Click the button to change the scale.

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Viewport Scale (Status Bar Button)

Shows the current display scale of the selected layout viewport. | |
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Shortcut Key | None |

## How big of a download is AutoCAD?

**2.5 GB** hard disk free for download and installation. 1024×768 with True Colours display. Apple Safari 5.0 or later.

## How do you set limits in AutoCAD?

**To Set the Display Limits of the Grid**

- At the Command prompt, enter limits.
- Enter the coordinates for a point at the lower-left corner of the grid limits.
- Enter the coordinates for a point at the upper-right corner of the grid limits.
- At the Command prompt, enter griddisplay, and enter a value of 0.

## What is scale diagram?

Scale Diagram – **a drawing in which measurements are proportionally reduced or enlarged**. **from actual measurements**.

## What is the equation for scale factor?

The basic formula to find the scale factor of a figure is: **Scale factor = Dimensions of the new shape ÷ Dimensions of the original shape**. This can also be used to calculate the dimensions of the new figure or the original figure by simply substituting the values in the same formula.