Converting DGN to DWG, gives wrong unit.


DGN to DWG export

Original Author

Sandip Kar, Bentley Technical Support Group

Updated By:

Vyanktesh Nama, Bentley Technical Support Group


While exporting DGN files having in millimeters to DWG, the units in the DWG drawing revert to inches.


Please follow the below steps to get the the mm unit in DWG file also.

1. In ProStructure use Key-in command, type "dwg units" and hit Enter key.

2. DWG/DXF Units dialog box opens up, here change unit from Inches to Millimeters.

3. Go to backstage File > Save Settings.

4. Now save as the file to DWG. You will get the unit in the DWG file in MM.

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