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All previous DXF files or any other DXF files open but in inches not mm

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I renewed the license and upgraded to ST6 from ST5
However after now two of us looking at this problem changing templates and even reinstalling.
We still have every single DXF file we open sowing all mm dimensions as inches so 50mm is read as 50"
We were both software engineers previously.
Other than this problem version 6 has vast improvements as far as drawing a new drawing is concerned or reopening a previous DFT file the new templates work OK we create metric drawings we just can not import/open a DXF file without it being interpreted as being in inches..
Draftsight and inkscape both opens the very same DXF files in mm or metric so the DXF files previously created with ST5 are correct its just ST6 will not open them in the correct units..
So for looking at and comparing checking DXF files it is now useless can we download ST5 and put it back ?
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Re: All previous DXF files or any other DXF files open but in inches not mm

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I just opened a metric file in ST6 and it displayed dimensions in metric. I have to ask the obvious, are you selecting "millimeters" as the unit in the options when you open the DXF file?