Importing DXF-file to QCAD.

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Importing DXF-file to QCAD.

Post by ostene » Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:19 am


After an import of a DXF-file from Autocad(?) I tried to draw a line
between two points. The snapin worked good, but the line was
drawed 10-20 times to long, so it seems that is a problem with
scaling. It is possible to give the drawing the right scale in some way?

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Post by andrew » Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:51 am

How did you conclude that the line is 10-20 times to long?
- Does it look too long on the computer screen?
- Is it printed too long on paper?
- Did you use a measuring tool in QCAD to measure the line length and the measurement was too long?

Note that CAD drawings are by definition unitless and scaled 1:1 (real size). Scaling and units only play a role for printing.


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