Setting Scales for Drawing Sheets

You can change the scale of a drawing sheet by selecting a scale from a predefined list or specifying a custom scale.

To change the scale of an existing drawing sheet:

  1. In the status bar, click Sheet Scale and click a scale.
  2. If there are annotations in the drawing sheet, specify options in the dialog box and click OK.
    Option Description
    Scale the annotations' position Scales annotations equivalent to the sheet size. The annotations' positions move according to the scale.
    Scale the annotations' text height Scales annotation text to the sheet scale.

Setting Custom Scales for Drawing Sheets

The scale list on the status bar includes an option to specify a custom scale for drawing sheets.

To specify custom scales for drawing sheets:

  1. In the status bar, click the scale.
  2. In the list, click User Defined.
  3. In the dialog box, enter a scale in the format x:x or x/x.
  4. Click OK.
You can also right-click the sheet and select Properties, then edit the values in Scale