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DXF import scale not working for CAD software using millimeter units.


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Importing DXF files from Autodesk Fusion 360 has a scale issue. Here is an example exported from Fusion 360image.thumb.png.006ec72e63846bd904f053509b9af255.png

When imported into Affinity Designer, no matter what DPI I import as, the result is always ridiculously small.

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Here, I set the DPI to 25.4 this is because Fusion will export in millimeters

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As you can see, it imports the file as around 4mm x 2.661mm

If I scale the document by 101.252/3.994, then the dimensions are 101.252 x 67.467mm

This type of behavior is consistent from all CAD programs which export DXF in terms of millimeters. This also includes FreeCAD and others.

Can you please make a setting like Illustrator has which allows you to set the import unit as 1mm? This would make everything much easier.

 

P.S. - I absolutely love that you've added this feature. When it eventually works, I'll be able to stop filtering everything through InkScape or Illustrator. 

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