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Scale

Scale

Scale

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home, Draw - Modify >  Scale

MouseOK   Menu: Modify –  Scale

MouseOK   Toolbar: Modify –

KeyboardOK Command line: SC, SCALE

This command is used to decrease or increase the size of the selected objects whilst retaining their proportions (the scale factors along the X and Y axes are identical). If the scale factor is more than 1, the objects are increased in size; if it is less than 1,  they are decreased.

Command options:

?

Opens the additional options to select objects.

Copy

Scaling copy of the selected objects.

Reference length

Scaling the selected objects towards the reference line whose length is a single scale factor and a new length for the reference line.

Points

Scaling the selected objects towards the reference line whose length is a single scale factor and a new length for the reference line, specified by two points.

 

Selection of objects

Specifying the base point

Specifying the reference line

 

 

 

     

Specifying a new length for the reference line

Result

               

Command prompts:

Select objects or [?]:

Select objects. Press ENTER when the selection is finished.

Specify base point:

Specify the base point.

Specify scale factor or [Copy/Reference length]:

Select the Reference length option.

Specify reference length:

Specify the first point.

Specify second point:

Specify the second point.

Specify the new length or [Points]:

Select the Points option.

Specify first point:

Specify the first point.

Specify second point:

Specify the second point.

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