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Scale problems [message #2973] Sat, 14 February 2009 00:58 UTC Go to next message
avatar shmails  is currently offline shmails
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Hi. I am new to this forum, and was trying to test a simple design to check cost and quality. The item is a Lego type head drawn in 3ds max and exported as a .dxf document. I then open accutrans and open the file, and it is way out of scale. The original is 3/4" large, but it is saying that the size is way over the maximum. It is the type of item that would fit onto an existing one, so size and fit are very important. Does anyone know what I am doing wrong?
Re: Scale problems [message #2978 is a reply to message #2973 ] Sat, 14 February 2009 23:04 UTC Go to previous message
avatar robert  is currently offline robert
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Hi shmails,

Not sure what is going wrong in your conversion chain. But you can scale within accutrans. Just select "Save with options". You find the scaling factor (default = 1.0) on the right side of the dialog.



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