You are unable to properly calibrate your drawings

Applies to:

  • Revu 20
  • Revu 2019
  • Revu 2018

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Problem

You are unable to properly calibrate your drawings. 

Cause

This happens because the document contains at least one Viewport which defines the scale and units of measurement.

Solution

You can remove the unwanted viewport by following these steps:

  1. Open the Measurements (Alt+U) panel and expand the Viewports dropdown.
  2. In the Viewports list, click to highlight the viewport you want to delete.
  3. Click the Clear All Viewports icon .
  4. Select Clear All From Page to delete the highlighted viewport from the current page;

    -Or-

    Select Clear All From Document to remove viewports from the entire document.

Other versions of this article

Revu 2017 and older

Summary

What to do if you’re unable to calibrate your PDF drawings.

Relevant Products

Bluebeam Revu


Problem

You can’t correctly calibrate a PDF drawing, or your measurements aren’t accurate.

Why is this Happening?

The drawing may contain pre-existing viewports that were exported from the original CAD file as part of the PDF.

Solution

Check the Viewports section of the Measurements tab and delete any pre-existing viewports by selecting one of them, and clicking Clear All.

If you want to remove a specific viewport, select it and click the red X.


More Information

If you’re using Revu 11 or above, you can find out more information about unwanted viewports and removing them in our support article called “Page Turns Blue When Doing Measurements,” as well as a video explaining what you can do if you’re unable to calibrate a document correctly .

One thing to consider is that there maybe times when you actually want viewports in your drawing, so to help you with this we have an FAQ explaining how you can use viewports to set multiple scales on single page.

You can also checkout our video tutorials on PDF Measurement , the Measurement Enhancements in Revu 12 , and Takeoffs and Estimations , in addition to the FAQ section on our Support page, and the Revu Help Guide.

 



What to do if you’re unable to calibrate your PDF drawings.
Relevant Products
Bluebeam Revu

You can’t correctly calibrate a PDF drawing, or your measurements aren’t accurate.
Why is this Happening?
The drawing may contain pre-existing viewports that were exported from the original CAD file as part of the PDF.

Check the section of the Measurements tab and delete any pre-existing viewports by selecting one of them, and clicking Clear All.

If you want to remove a specific viewport, select it and click the red X.

More Information
If you’re using Revu 11 or above, you can find out more information about unwanted viewports and removing them in our support article called “Page Turns Blue When Doing Measurements,” as well as a video explaining what you can do if you’re unable to calibrate a document correctly .

One thing to consider is that there maybe times when you actually want viewports in your drawing, so to help you with this we have an FAQ explaining how you can use viewpor

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