Annotating with multi-line text


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Annotating with multi-line text

Sometimes, we have to go beyond single-line notes and create paragraphs of text. At times like these, it's nice to know that AutoCAD has a fully featured word processor. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to create multiline text. On my screen, I have a detailed drawing that I've been working on. I'm at the point where I'd like to create some general notes. As you can see, I'm practicing good form. If I open up the Annotation panel, you can see I have created a text style for my notes. I have also created a layer for my notes, and I've set that layer current. Now, since these notes may exceed a couple of paragraphs, I'm going to create them using Multiline Text.

To launch the command, I'm going to move up to the Annotation panel and I'll click this fly-out and I'll select Multiline Text from the menu. Before I create my real paragraph, let's pan the drawing over, and we'll create a demonstration paragraph over here to the right, ...

Annotating with multi-line text
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Annotating with multi-line text provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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