Quick Answer: Can you scale down a sketch in Onshape?

How do you scale down a sketch?

To scale a sketch:

  1. In an active sketch, click Modify Sketch. (Sketch toolbar) or Tools > Sketch Tools > Modify.
  2. In the dialog box, under Scale About, select one of the following: Option. Description. Sketch origin. …
  3. Type a value for Factor, and press Enter. You cannot scale a sketch that has external references.
  4. Click Close.

How do you change the OnShape scale?

3 Views: Double Click on the Front View > View Properties will appear > Next to scale type in 1:2 > Press Enter > Green Check to accept OnShape sets its scales in Rations so 1:1 = Full 3:4 = ¾ 1:2 = ½ Etc.

How do you scale a sketch Onshape?

You can scale a sketch by having only 1 dimension. That one dimension drives the scale. As soon as you add a second dim it will begin changing only the geometry affected by that dim. If you have a small sketch, i would delete the dims except 1.

How do you change the size of a sketch in Onshape?

To start, click on the Dimension icon on the sketch toolbar. Then, select the entity to which you want to create a dimension.

  1. Click .
  2. Click a line to dimension one line, or two lines to dimension the distance between them. …
  3. Drag to visualize the dimension.

How do you use the transform tool in Onshape?


  1. Click .
  2. Select a part (and its Mate connector or axis, if desired) to move.
  3. Select the method of moving the part (transform type): Translate by line – Move the part along a selected line: such as a part edge. …
  4. Click .
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What is sheet scale?

A sheet scale is a standard scale value for drawing views placed on the working sheet. Typically, the sheet scale is indicated in the drawing border title block. When you place a drawing view on the same sheet using a different scale, you can note the exception scale value in a drawing view caption.

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