DXF Import Scale

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I am trying to import a DXF file. The file can be imported into the model, but it does not have the correct scale. Where is the problem?

Answer

If you leave the automatic unit settings when importing the file, the setting of the variable UNITS in AutoCAD may take effect during the import. For example, inches are set in the Insertion Scale; the background layer in RFEM is 25.4 times larger. For the import, we recommend setting the Length units of the DXF template, for example, in mm.

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