Thursday, June 15, 2017

How to change precision of scale factor for ground to grid conversion

This short post is important for those of you who are land surveyors. If you need to display ground to grid scale factor for points, but need more than the three decimal place precision that is standard "out of the box", then read on.

We want eight decimal places for our example. To set that, go to the Settings tab of the Toolspace, right click the drawing name, pick Edit Drawing Settings.

Go to the Ambient Settings tab, find and expand Unitless, and set your precision:

Now your scale factor will display correctly: