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Hello all. I'm sure this is a really easy thing to sort out but it's causing me lots of trouble. I've been given a survey file in dwg format and have imported it into Vectorworks according to my training manual (this is the first time I have needed to do this). However, it appears to be at a scale of 1:0.5. I have used the 'scale objects' command to change the size and modified the scale of the layer to 1:100 to match the rest of the document. However, this seems to clear all of the survey information such as labels, heights etc. I suspect they were unable to be scaled up so may just be 200x smaller somewhere in the layer

 

Maybe exporting it as a pdf and scaling that is the answer but I'm going to have to do this regularly from now on so any helpful hints would be much appreciated!

 

Thank you

 

Andrew

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Check to see if the labels are symbols.  Those probably won't scale.  If they are symbols, select them all and convert them to groups before you scale everything.

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On 1/8/2021 at 7:03 PM, michaelk said:

Check to see if the labels are symbols.  Those probably won't scale.  If they are symbols, select them all and convert them to groups before you scale everything.

Thank you. I did find a way in the end. I tried going through the process again and had missed the 'scale text' check box when using the 'scale objects' command which did do the trick. Thanks again for you comment 🙂

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