Architectural Inch Text Size and Scale Factor

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Designer

  • Architectural is 12 times decimal.
Architect ScaleScale Factor3/32" Text1/8" Text3/16" Text1/4" Text
1/16"=1'-0" 192 18" 24" 36" 48"
3/32"=1'-0" 128 12" 16" 24" 32"
1/8"=1'-0" 96 9" 12" 18" 24"
3/16"=1'-0" 64 6" 8" 12" 16"
1/4"=1'-0" 48 4 1/2" 6" 9" 12"
3/8"=1'-0" 32 3" 4" 6" 8"
1/2"=1'-0" 24 2 1/4" 3" 4 1/2" 6"
3/4"=1'-0" 16 1 1/2" 2" 3" 4"
1"=1'-0" 12 1 1/8" 1 1/2" 2 1/4" 3"
1 1/2"=1'-0" 8 3/4" 1" 1 1/2" 2"
2"=1'-0" 6 9/16" 3/4" 1 1/8" 1 1/2"
3"=1'-0" 4 3/8" 1/2" 3/4" 1"
1"=10' 120 11 1/4" 15" 22 1/2" 30"
1"=20' 240 22 1/2" 30" 45" 60"
1"=30' 360 33 3/4" 45" 67 1/2" 90"
1"=40' 480 45" 60" 90" 120"
1"=50' 600 56 1/4" 75" 112 1/2" 150"
1"=60' 720 67 1/2" 90" 135" 180"
1"=80' 960 90" 120" 180" 240"
1"=100' 1200 112 1/2" 150" 225" 300"
1"=200' 2400 225" 300" 450" 600"
1"=300' 3600 337 1/2" 450" 675" 900"
1"=400' 4800 450" 600" 900" 1200"
1"=500' 6000 562 1/2" 750" 1125" 1500"
1"=1000' 12000 1125" 1500" 2250" 3000"
1"=2000' 24000 2250" 3000" 4500" 6000"
1"=3000' 36000 3375" 4500" 6750" 9000"
1"=4000' 48000 4500" 6000" 9000" 12000"
1"=5000' 60000 5625" 7500" 11250" 15000"