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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.

## 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.

## How do you scale an existing drawing?

With a calculator, divide the intended length by the measured length. Enter the SCALE (Command). Select a base point, such as 0,0,0. Enter the obtained scale factor to adjust all objects in the drawing model to their correct size.

## 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.

## What is a scale of 1 100?

Ratio scales

If the scale of the plan is 1 : 100, this means the **real measurements are 100 times longer than they are on the plan**. So 1 cm on the plan represents a real length of 100 cm (1 metre)

## How do u find the 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.

## Why are my drawings so small in AutoCAD?

Originally Answered: lines or anything drawn in autocad are seen so small. … For the very first thing you should do is **set your limits in autocad** by typing command LIMITS after this use command Z + enter A + enter. Now you are goo to go. If it is still small for you , you can zoom right into it.

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