||This task shows you
how to change the scale of a
||You can rescale any
component in your document, and you can resize a component connected to
another component. Only the selected component can be rescaled.
example, if you have a pump with a nozzle and you resize the pump, the
nozzle will not be resized. However, you can resize the nozzle separately.
Scale Component button
||Select the component whose
scale you want to change, or right-click on the component and select
from the drop-down menu. The Scale Component dialog box displays.
||Enter a value in the
For instance, if you enter 2, it doubles the size.
you enter .5, it halves the size.
OK. The scale of the component changes, and you can see
the change in your document.
||You can also change
the scale of a component manually.
Select the component. A thick red manipulator indicates the component
is selected. The corners of the manipulator display handles.
Drag a handle to set the size.
You see the change in your document.
You can redisplay the Scale Component
dialog box, and the Scaling
Factor reflects the new size.
You can use a setting to
change the scale of all components that you place in a document.
menu bar, select Tools - Options - Equipment & Systems.
Select the Diagrams tab, and in the
Component section, enter a value in the Scale Factor
When the factor is 1, the components
display normally, according to the scale of your document. Changing the
factor to 2 or 3 doubles or triples the size of components that you place.
Changing the factor to 0.5 halves it, and so on.
Changing the factor does not affect
components that already exist in your document.