Scale (SC) Command: Change the size of the object in AutoCAD

In AutoCAD, you can use Scale (SC) command to change the size of an object with various ways

You can use Scale command on Toolbar menu or type ‘SC’(Scale) Command

SELECT SCALE COMMAND ON TOOLBAR MENU

In AutoCAD, Access Home ► Modify ► Scale to select Scale command, then following these steps

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Step 1: Select the objects to scale ► Space

Step 2: Specify the Base Point and drag the cursor to second point or specify the ratio in command line ► Space

TYPE ‘SC’ (SCALE) IN COMMAND LINE

1. SCALE THE OBJECT BY MANUALLY DRAGGING

Type ‘SC’ in command line ► Space for the scale command

Select the Base Point and drag to the second point to change the size of the selected object../

2. SCALE THE OBJECT BY SCALE FACTOR

You can that Specify Scale Factor change when you move the cursor to the different points

If you type Scale Factor of 1► The ratio between the previous object and the new one is 1► The dimension is same

For example: A scale factor of 2 will increase the size to twice of the original square of 10 cm the size of square increase to 20 cm

3. SCALE AND CREATE A COPY

In case that you need to keep the object in the original position and create the copy of the object with the different size, you can follow these steps to perform the Scale command

Step 1: Select the object ►Space

Step 2: Specify Base Point ► Enter C (Copy) ►Space

Step 3: Specify the second point and specify the scale factor for the copy

4. SCALE WITH REFERENCE POINTS

If you need to change the size of an object with the reference from another one, you can use Reference in Scale command as follow

Step 1: Select the object to scale ► Space

Step 2: Specify Base Point ► Enter R (Reference) ► Space

Step 3: Specify two reference points of the object ► Enter P (Points) ► Space

Step 4: Specify two reference points of the reference object ► The size of the object is determined by the length from the two reference points.