MEASUREINIT (System Variable)

 
 
 

Controls whether a drawing you start from scratch uses imperial or metric default settings.

Type: Integer
Saved in: Registry
Initial value: Varies by country/region

Specifically, MEASUREINIT controls which hatch pattern and linetype files are used. The Drawing1.dwg that opens when you start the program is a drawing that is started from scratch.

0

Imperial; uses the hatch pattern file and linetype file designated by the ANSIHatch and ANSILinetype registry settings

1

Metric; uses the hatch pattern file and linetype file designated by the ISOHatch and ISOLinetype registry settings