Scale an Image in AutoCAD

Here are few helpful links that describe how to insert an image, pdf, excel, etc into AutoCAD Model space and properly scale it to the right size.

Scale Command:

  1. Type SCALE into the command line and press Enter
    • Alternatively you can find this command on the Modify Panel on the Home Tab in the Ribbon
  2. Select the image you want to scale and press Enter
  3. Click at the base point
  4. Press R for reference
  5. Click at the first point of the known dimension (same as the base point), then select the end point of said dimension
  6. Enter the "true length" of said dimension and press Enter


AutoCAD's Web Page

Video Tutorial on YouTube


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