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Different layers = different origins?

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We are dealing with some old files that were recently brought into VW 12.5.1.

I don't know what they were drawn in, probably VW 10.

There are four layers: three at 1:48 and one at 1:1.

The 1:48 layers have a different origin point from the 1:1 layer.

Is it normal to have different origin points on different layers? It seems like a terrible thing.

Currently we are just trying to get these drawing functional so we can finish out the project--they don't have to be an organizational work of art. Understanding this origin thing would be a big help.

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The origin point is the same for all layers in the file- it's likely the scale is throwing things off alignment. Perhaps items were drawn after a scale change was made.

You can't set an origin point for individual layers - only for the active document.

If you flip through the active layers, the origin point remains the same, but the objects probably shift due to the change in ruler size.

I would simply move the objects on the 1:1 layer so they are aligned with the objects on the 1:48 scale.

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