Controlling appearance using text styles


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Controlling appearance using text styles

When we want to control the appearance of the text, normally, we think about changing our font. While AutoCAD would certainly allow us to change fonts, we can actually go one step further and create a Text Style. A Text Style is a name that's given to a collection of text settings. On my screen, I have a drawing that represents a title block. Typically, when we think about title blocks, we think about text. I am going to zoom in on the bottom of this drawing, such that this text is a little bit easier to see, because I want to mention that the appearance of the text objects in this title block is being controlled by a couple different text styles.

For instance, I have created a style for this large title text and I have created another style for the smaller text labels. Let's create a new style so we can see how the process works. To create a text style, I am going to move up to the Annotation Panel and I will click this fly-out and right here I can see the name of the current T...

Controlling appearance using text styles
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Controlling appearance using text styles provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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