Configuring a text style for attributes


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Configuring a text style for attributes

Attributes are text or numerical data associate with the geometry of blocks. Attributes can appear as visible text in a drawing or invisible data that can later be extracted into a spreadsheet or table. Before we get started in defining Attributes, we will create a text style to control the appearance of the Attribute data we anticipate creating. This text style is the first step in data management, because it will set us up for creating attribute definitions. Which will ultimately be included in blocks and filled with values, which in turn, will be extracted and presented in tables.

Go ahead and open the Office 1 project file to begin. Switch to the Drafting and Annotation workspace if it's not already current. Then go to the Annotation panel and expand the slide out. Click this first icon to open the Text Style Dialog Box. And create a new Text Style. Give it the name Attributes. And click OK. Select a font name from the list.

Scroll down and choose Simplex. It's...

Configuring a text style for attributes
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Configuring a text style for attributes provides you with in-depth training on video2brain. Taught by Scott Onstott as part of the Data Management with AutoCAD 2013

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