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Visio - Change the Drawing Scale

When your diagram contains real-world objects that are larger than the printed page, set-up the drawing scale to reflect the actual size.

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  1. Go to the page that you want to change the drawing scale on, and select Design.

  2. In the Page Setup group, select the More arrow.

    Tip: Each page in a drawing can have a different drawing scale.

  3. Select Drawing Scale.

  4. Select a Pre-defined scale, and choose the pre-defined scale you want.

  5. Select a scale ratio if you'd like, or select Custom Scale and enter your own values.

  6. Select OK.

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Change the drawing scale

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:visio change draw scale diagram office 365   Doc ID:79344
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-17 11:11 MDTUpdated:2018-05-24 10:46 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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