Add Annotation Scale by Match Properties

The original post can be found here:

Quick tip: This only works for ADDING annotation scales to objects, not deleting them…

I will post on how to create Annotation scales shortly.

The new Annotation scaling feature is great for the AutoCAD users who place annotations (e.g. text dimensions…) in model space. If you have multiple viewports that show the same object, yet the viewports are set to different “viewport scale factors” the whole routine to add the various scales to multiple annotation objects gets tiresome. Well not anymore….

The MATCHPROP command will help save you from repeating the tedious steps when adding scale factors to your annotation objects.

The MATCHPROP command has been mention briefly here.

You can use the command MATCHPROP <enter> or

  • On the ribbon go to the “Home” tab > “Clipboard” panel (all the way to the right) > click the paint-brush looking tool (reminds me of the “format painter” found in Microsoft Office)
  • Select the annotation object that has the annotation scales currently set to it
  • Select the objects that you want to also inherit those annotation scales



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