mikegigabyte wrote:I have this part in hand and used a MM ruler to get all my sizes so its exactly the size I measured from
mikegigabyte wrote:My question is why does the image show up micro size on paper when its pretty large
mikegigabyte wrote:And im my pics those grid numbers are they in MM?
mikegigabyte wrote:Is there a easy way to just highlight my image and enlarge to a bigger size evenly Ive looked all over the menus and could not find anything
mikegigabyte wrote:he mentioned ansi or something if that means anything
mikegigabyte wrote:but if I am to use him again for projects it would be nice to have my file work so he wont have to use his time to draw up projects
mikegigabyte wrote:he seemed to do everything in inches
not sure if that has anything to do with it
andrew wrote:mikegigabyte wrote:but if I am to use him again for projects it would be nice to have my file work so he wont have to use his time to draw up projects
There are no arbitrary errors in such conversions. He very likely simply interpreted one millimeter as one inch which makes the whole drawing 229 inches wide (= more than 19 feet).
If he knows how to scale in Solidworks, he can scale your drawing by a factor of 1/25.4 to convert from inches to millimeters.
If he does not know how to do that, you can scale the drawing on your end with QCAD to 1/25.4 of its size and it will import on his end in such a way that he can interpret one unit as one inch.
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