Changing the Model Unit

Change the model unit that is used for all dimensions in the model.

  1. On the Home tab, in the Model attributes group, click the  Model unit icon.

    Figure 1. The Model unit dialog.
  2. Specify the unit you want to use in the model.
    • To use one of the standard units, click the unit you want to use for the model.
    • To specify an arbitrary unit conversion factor with respect to metres, click Specify. In the m field, enter a value.
      Note: For example, if you want to change the unit to micrometres, enter 1e-6 to specify a conversion factor of 1x10-6.
  3. Click OK to close the dialog.