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Bethrine

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #45 on: February 16, 2015, 09:12:16 AM »
I confess I don't understand the part in italic, probably because I haven't been using them...that I am aware of.  :roll:

The annotative scaling that can be applied to dimensions, text, and blocks, like linetype scaling, allows you to show the same annotative object(s) through viewports with different scales at the same size in paper space. With dimensions, there is the potential for duplication at different scales of the same view. The same feature applied to blocks allows you to show the same symbol at the same size at different scales without duplicating the block on different layers just for viewport scale.

Hope that makes sense.

It does and in that instance annotative scaling makes sense.

is that a dimension should only be shown in one place,
why is that?
In theory (dating to manual drafting) it reduces the chance that a dimension
may change and NOT be updated in all locations.
This potential problem can still happen if one is NOT using associative dimensions AND in the habit of overriding the dimension value(s).

It also reduces clutter.

Just FYI, I am not in the habit of overriding dimension values, the fact that I am doing it in this drawing is irritating me.

mjfarrell

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #46 on: February 16, 2015, 09:19:50 AM »
stop doing that....drop box me your file and I'll see what you need to do to 'fix' your dimension issue
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Bethrine

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #47 on: February 16, 2015, 09:52:16 AM »
I attempted to open that file and this popped up this morning:

 :wideeyed2: What is it and what should I do with it?  :?

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #48 on: February 16, 2015, 09:59:10 AM »
LOAD.....and calm down
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Bethrine

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #50 on: February 16, 2015, 10:27:31 AM »
This drawing was giving me the same problem...yesterday. Now it is not...? However, now the dimension arrows don't stick again.

What am I doing wrong???  :blink:

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #51 on: February 16, 2015, 10:42:22 AM »
they seem fine to me....
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Bethrine

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #52 on: February 16, 2015, 10:54:29 AM »
they seem fine to me....

 :-P

 :grumpy:

I am sure it's me...I will keep looking...and looking, and looking...

mjfarrell

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #53 on: February 16, 2015, 10:55:56 AM »
or use the file I sent you....even the paperspace dimensions appear to be fine
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Bethrine

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #54 on: February 16, 2015, 11:02:14 AM »
....even the paperspace dimensions appear to be fine

 :sick:

looking at paperspace...never had a problem there...

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #55 on: February 20, 2015, 06:38:27 PM »
is that a dimension should only be shown in one place,
why is that?
In theory (dating to manual drafting) it reduces the chance that a dimension
may change and NOT be updated in all locations.
This potential problem can still happen if one is NOT using associative dimensions AND in the habit of overriding the dimension value(s).

I thought it might of stemmed from something like that but using a annotative you would only have one dimension and would never need to worry about updating any other.

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Re: double scale viewport? RESOLVED
« Reply #56 on: February 23, 2015, 10:44:43 AM »
Having things dimensioned in one place in the drawing sets, and only one place also makes it easier on the contractor.  If the same thing is dimensioned on multiple sheets, he'll need to look at all of them, and verify that the same distance is shown on each one.  He certainly can't trust the paper/pdf copy to have identical numbers everywhere they are supposed to.

 
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