2.Set the scale to 1 inch. = 1 foot. in the formatting toolbar.
3.Draw a dimension on an object that has a known measurement
(longer dimensions will be more accurate)
4.Note the new distance number. In this case 5.79 = 32 ft.
5.Divide that number by the known distance 5.79 / 32 = .1809
(more digits to the right of the decimal will be more
6.This will be your X in. = 1 ft. scale
7. Click the Distance Tool again
8.Enter .1809 into the first scale box
9.Now draw a measurement along a known dimension to verify the correct scale