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1:1 Scale Output Warning

A warning appears if the following are enabled in DXF/DWG File Export Options:

  • Scale output 1:1

  • Warn me if enabled

Warning Options

Disable 1:1 Scale. Turn off the export scale option for this and subsequent export operations.

Don't warn me about this any more in this SolidWorks session. Turn off the warning message. You can turn it back on in the DXF/DWG File Export Options.


The warning message appears as follows when exporting DXF/DWG files with Save As:

  • If you click Options in the Save As dialog box and select Scale output 1:1, the option is observed and no warning is issued.

  • In subsequent exports, if you:

  • Do not click Options, a warning is issued

  • Do click Options, no warning is issued (You do not have to select anything in the Export Options dialog box, only open it and click OK.)

  • If you select Don't warn me about this any more in this SolidWorks session in the warning dialog box, no warning appears for subsequent exports. To turn the warning back on, click Options in the Save As dialog box and select Warn me if enabled.


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