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    DXF is too large to fit in Altium Designer sheet.

    Hi,

    I am trying to import a DXF file in Altium designer . But the DXF is too large to accomodate in Altium sheet.
    What is the way to increase the Sheet Size?
    While i import DXF , a line in RED is displayed like
    "Size=5454.6085mm(214748.365mil) x 5454.6085mm(214748.365mils)"
    After importing , desired portion of the DXF gets clipped.

    How to increase the total area in the background to accomodate all DXF or else i need to change the DXF ?

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    Re: DXF is too large to fit in Altium Designer sheet.

    you need to change the scale in the import dialog box. sometimes this does not work when the dxf was exported with the the wrong scale.



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    Re: DXF is too large to fit in Altium Designer sheet.

    Yes loosemoose is right check the units of DXF and your tool and I donot think scaling down of DXF during import will be good option.
    otherwise altiun has the option of assigning custom sheet sizes, do some internet surfing.



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    Re: DXF is too large to fit in Altium Designer sheet.

    please check if you have selected proper unit (mm or mil).

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    Re: DXF is too large to fit in Altium Designer sheet.

    Thanks for the reply ...

    Yes, when i scaled down while importing the DXF. Its gets imported but when i measured the dimension , its gets scaled value.
    I want one to one mapping. so i made scale = 1. but this time my drawing gets clipped because of its large size.

    Any option to increase the total area of the screen content so that my drawing could accommodate.



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