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David Bracher

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I am new to the world of Vectorworks.

 

can anyone advise me as to how I print a design to actual scale.

 

Aby help really appreciated -

 

thank you

 

david 

 

 

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David, did that answer your question?  The first step to take is to create a 1:1 viewport of your design.  So if you have a 1" square, it will scale as a 1" square on the sheet.  Then, you have the problem addressed above, which is whether the printer is going to process the scaling properly.  Usually I have to slightly tweak things if the printer's x and y axes are not properly calibrated, even after getting the page settings and printer settings to be correct.

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