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Drawing Size Restriction Problem

miles_blieymiles_bliey Member Posts: 2 EDU

Today I ran into some trouble with the Onshape drawing software. I couldn't make the size anything less than 4x4 inches. I selected the custom template but it would not adopt any dimensions below 4 inches. Why is this? Is there a work around?

Help would be appreciated,


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    ethan_andersethan_anders Member Posts: 2
    That's crazy I ran into the same problem
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    michael_pollinsmichael_pollins Member Posts: 2
    I had the same problem as you Miles.
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    meera_ratnagirimeera_ratnagiri Member Posts: 2
    Yeah I think the sheet properties custom size only let's me go down to 4 inches too. I hope someone can find some way do get it smaller that would be great.
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    NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,519
    I wasn’t aware of any kind of limitation but I am intrigued as to why you would want an engineering drawing less than 4in?
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    MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 1,774 PRO
    edited September 2021
    Cough, some of us, @NeilCooke, prefer to work with tiny drawings. =P

    FYI: I printed those just for this post... I don't actually use tiny drawings...

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    miles_blieymiles_bliey Member Posts: 2 EDU
    edited September 2021
    Actually, I have small wooden squares on which I would like to laser some parts for a project. They are smaller than 4x4 and I just want to be able to have a representative drawing space in Onshape that matches the wood square or at least know why it only goes down to 4 inches.
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