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There are several ArcGIS Ideas which, if implemented, would deliver the functionality that you seek. While awaiting Answers that describe workarounds, I recommend that you add your vote to: Export layout view to 3D CAD .dwg export directly from .mxd which also discusses one of the workarounds that you have been looking at AutoCAD DXF/DWG extract
This can also be done using GDAL 1.10. The approach uses control points, and is less about just scaling, but full on georeferencing (handy if the dxf has lost all of its spatial information). It is done by performing a basic transformation in ogr2ogr and supplying the control points in the -gcp tag. http://www.gdal.org/ogr2ogr.html For a guide please see: ...
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