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Change the drawing scale

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When your diagram contains real-world objects that are larger than the printed page, set-up the drawing scale to reflect the actual size.

  1. Go to the page that you want to change the drawing scale on, and select Design.

  2. In the Page Setup group, select the More arrow.

    Screenshot of Page Set toolbar up with Auto Size selected

    Tip: Each page in a drawing can have a different drawing scale.

  3. Select Drawing Scale.

  4. Select Pre-defined scale, and choose the pre-defined scale you want.

  5. Select a scale ratio if you'd like, or select Custom Scale and enter your own values.

  6. Select OK.

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