Enlarges or reduces
selected objects, keeping the proportions of the object the same
Ribbon: Home tabModify
panelScaleNot available on the ribbon
in the current workspace
Shortcut menu: Select
the objects to scale, and right-click in the drawing area. Click
To scale an object, specify a base point and
a scale factor. The base point acts as the center of the scaling
operation and remains stationary. A scale factor greater than 1
enlarges the object. A scale factor between 0 and 1 shrinks the object.
List of Prompts
The following prompts
Select objects: Use
an object selection method and press Enter when
Specify base point: Specify
The base point you specify identifies the point
that remains in the same location as the selected objects change
size (and thus move away from the stationary base point).
When you use the
SCALE command with annotative
the position or location of the object is scaled relative to the
base point of the scale operation, but the size of the object is
factor or [Copy/Reference]: Specify
a scale, enter c, or
- Scale Factor
Multiplies the dimensions of the selected objects
by the specified scale. A scale factor greater than 1 enlarges the
objects. A scale factor between 0 and 1 shrinks the objects. You
can also drag the cursor to make the object larger or smaller.
Creates a copy of the selected objects for scaling.
Scales the selected objects based on a reference length
and a specified new length.