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Drafftsight - Problems with printing out scaled drawing to A1
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Drafftsight - Problems with printing out scaled drawing to A1

Drafftsight - Problems with printing out scaled drawing to A1

(OP)

Problems with printing out scaled drawing.
Keeps coming out too small.






How can I fix this ?

Thanks

RE: Drafftsight - Problems with printing out scaled drawing to A1

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Everything looks like it should work, and the settings tested correct when I made a test drawing.

Check for objects on hidden layers, as that will cause the problem. This caused the issue when I tested for it.

One other thing to check is to make sure that there aren't any hidden or non-visible entities in your layout outside of your titleblock that are preventing the drawing from scaling to full page.
One way to check that is to select everything then deselect the titleblock and contents.

Hope that helps

RE: Drafftsight - Problems with printing out scaled drawing to A1

(OP)
You were spot on !
There was a tiny stray element on top right corner I missed.
Removed it, and drawing now fully fills out the A1 page as I intended.

Could not find this solution on Draftsight's very unusually compliacted on-line forum.
So Kudos to you !!!


Thanks so much.

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