How to Bring All Text Objects to the Front in AutoCAD


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Bringing all text objects to the front

As your drawings increase in size, it's easy for your annotations to get buried beneath line work or hatch. If you create your annotations on multiple layers, it becomes even more difficult to ensure that those labels remain at the front of the drawing. In this lesson, we're going to learn an easy way to select all of our annotations regardless of layer and bring them to the front of all other objects. On my screen I have a drawing of a small subdivision. If I zoom in, you can see that I have several text labels in this file. I also have quite a bit of hatch.

Now as I was creating my hedge, some of my labels got covered up. As you can see, a couple of my labels are being obscured by hatch, as are some of my Top of Foundation labels, and if I wave around up here you can see that some of my finished great elevations are also being obscured. I'm going to do a zoom extends and to fix this I'm going to move up to the Modified panel and I'll open the Draw Order fly-out an...

Bringing all text objects to the front
Video duration: 1m 20s 3h 48m Intermediate

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Bringing all text objects to the front provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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