AutoCAD 2017’s Drawing Scale and Limits in Millimeters

By Bill Fane

Part of AutoCAD For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you prefer to work in millimeters when using AutoCAD 2017, you still want to set your limits correctly. This allows you to display the drawing grid over your working area, among other things. Here are the dimensions for different paper sizes at different drawing scales.

AutoCad drawing scale and paper dimensions chart.