ArcGis for AutoCad Setting up Units

Discussion created by david1986 on Feb 21, 2012
Latest reply on Mar 21, 2012 by esrihillb

I have AutoCad 2012, and have installed the ArcGis for AutoCad.  I can now import the maps to layers and such.  BUT, I'm unable to bring them in with the right unit of measure setup.  For example, I know an existing building length is 155'-0" long yet when I measure it in AutoCad it shows 4'-11" or decimal 59.55'   (I know that I won't be able to be exact on these measurements, but they should be very close)

What steps do I have to do in AutoCad and with ArcGis for AutoCad to get these numbers right?  Shouldn't it also show me my lat/lon position in my 'Drawing Coordinates' (bottom left corner of autocad screen) too?

I have seen a lot of posts on this forum... Many, many, views... BUT, few replies.

Please if you can help me I would appreciate it a bunch.

Thanks in advance.