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scale autocad to archicad

Anonymous
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I have a topo site drawing in autocad and when i merge the scale are completely small in relation with the archicad drawing. I tryed to resize but the buttom is not working at that time. What shoul I do?
Is better I scan? If i scan how i scale it?
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Anonymous
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most likely your issues are with the "drawing unit" that you have set up in your DWG translator. In the US we end up jumping back and forth (1" or 1') depending on who supplies the dwg drawing and what units they use to do their work.
stefan
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Try once. Measure in ArchiCAD and use that information to set the scale correct in the translator.

Then import again with the corrected scale settings.

In the metric world, we often use 1mm or 1m as a drawing unit, but this is not always the case.
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