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Importing DWGs in a new scale

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I'm having issues getting a DWG file that was drawn in metric to import in 1/4" scale.  The issue is when I import the file and tell it to be in imperial units and 1/4" scale, the drawing shrinks down to peanut size on the page.  Then when I dimension line it, the dim lins are HUGE compared to the drawing.  I'm thinking that the dim lines are probably in 1/4" scale, but the drawing itself is not for some reason.  Can anyone help?

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You need to import using the units the dwg file uses. After you have imported the file you can then change the units and the Layer Scale to whatever you want to use.

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