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Moving objects by inches within dimensions

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Hey all,

 

I hope someone has had this happen to them...I started a new plan this morning and when I try to move my walls by typing in a new dimension on either the manual or temporary dimension string, it will only move the wall in feet increments...the only "help" article I could find, only referred to the "default is in inches" for moving objects this way.  For Example, I try to move a wall 36 inches and it moves it 36 feet.  I cannot find the default to change this.

 

simple beginning of the plan attached...

 

Thanks,

 

Doug

Windows Prof 7, CAX7

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When entering in the new dimension you want you can enter the feet or inches symbol ( ' or " )

 

Or - In the dimension defaults DBX, click on Number Style and toggle the Decimal Feet button. At that point all of the numbers in the temp dim box will automatically register as feet.   

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Hey Mark,

 

Thanks for the reply.  I did all of that, but it still did no good.  I even opened another plan and it was acting the same way, when last night it was fine.  So, I just shut down CA and restarted it....and presto change-o it works like it has for years now!!

 

Thanks again for taking the time.

 

Doug

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