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Heather Fagans

Export to dwg dimension issue

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When I export multiple sheets to .dwg, some of the dimensions end up either a little bit off the drawing or launching 100' to the left. This doesn't happen in all the sheets, and I've tried having the dimensions in the design layer and in the viewport on the sheet layer (not at the same time); when the dimensions are on the design layer, they're a bit off. When in the viewport, they're WAY off. But this doesn't seem to happen to all the dimensions, and happens less if each sheet is exported individually. HELP! Any idea how to solve this issue? Is it a bug others have encountered?

-Heather

VW12.0.1

Mac OSX 10.4.5

500MHz PowerPC G4

1GB RAM

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Dimensions have many factors to consider ( review the OIP ). Including the object snap-to handles and the pagescale & origin.

Viewports will be more peculiar than Design Layers because they are a twice removed composite of parameters. Exports & Imports by deflaut ...use defaults ... therefore it's always better to use individual layers or Sheets when possible. And problems are more easily identified and rectified as you indicate.

Also keep in mind the differences in scales between a raw unannotated 1:1 VP and a scaled DL. They are not synonymous,

but the VP annotations are except for the page origin. Phew ... you have to ask yourself how NNA keeps all this figured out . It can get very confusing.

And then are those occassional little bugs lurking in the shadows.

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