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Hello :D 

why does my DWG file shrink when import into VW13? it is really tiny.

Thanks in advance for any answer.

San

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In addition to checking the units you may also want to check the scale setting when importing the dwg file if there are already layers in your drawing, i.e. if the scale does not match that of the existing layers the size will not match the rest of the drawing. The autoscale suggestion can occasionally be quite a bit off.

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Zoomer and art are probably correct. If you have any objects that have known dimensions you can measure them and determine the amount the scale is off.

25.4 or 0.0394 is inches and millimeters.

12 or 0.0833 is inches and feet

39.37 or .0254 is inches and meters

If you have not done anything else, and you have imported into a blank document, you can use the Scale command and check the Entire Drawing box to get the object sizes correct.

But you might be better off just reimporting with the proper units.

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