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Mixture of decimal and and fractional dimensions

Eric Milberger

My model will not stay feet and fraction.  It keeps changing to decimal and is not consistent from dimensioning a elevation.


the saved format does not stay.  Even though I tell it no fractions it still creates decimals.


Operating system used: Windows 5003

Eric Milberger, Architect | Master Planner
Ricardo Lopez

Hi @Eric Milberger 

Check whether the Dimensions in the View Settings are correctly applied in all views and whether they have been saved.




M. Arch. Ricardo López
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They are replied properly and change on their own.  the changes are not sticking

Eric Milberger, Architect | Master Planner
Eric Milberger

The work then change back almost immediately.  the changes do not stick If I use the terminology correctly - there is only one Screen bur plans and sections and elevations.

right now I am modeling and dimensioning the plan and the dimensions either change almost immediately back to decimal or do when I save and exit and reopen.

I do not know where to go from here as I tried to reach tech and nothing but an email on what it cost for support.  I think this is more a misbehaving software than a help for how to place a dimension.

Eric Milberger, Architect | Master Planner

I have already adjusted the setting and they will stay for a minute or few and will revert back - as if they are stuck in metric with imperial as a mix.  I have already done as you suggested probably 50 times.


Eric Milberger, Architect | Master Planner
Barry Kelly

Can you show a screen image of your dimension style settings, showing the settings for the fractional dimensions.

Like this for example...




Then also a screens image of the view settings so we can see if the correct dimension style is applied.




Also a screen shot of you wrong dimensions when the correct dimension style is applied.






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