Join Jeff Bartels for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling the display of fractions, part of AutoCAD 2009: Annotation.
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AutoCAD takes the display of fractions very seriously. It gives us complete…control over everything from stacking method to alignment to text scaling.…AutoCAD is so passionate about fractions, in fact, that it will look for…opportunities to help us with our formatting. In this lesson, we are going to…learn how to control the appearance of our fractions.…On my screen, I have got a civil engineering example. This is a drawing of a…typical street cross-section. We would use a cross-section like this to…identify the various depths of material to be used to construct a residential…street. I'm going to zoom in a little bit on my call-outs. If we look, we can…see we have three courses of material to construct our street. My first course…is going to be an inch and a half in depth.…
So I'm going double-click right here and we'll type 1 1/2 inches. Notice before…I can even finish the fraction, AutoCAD pops-up and says, "hey! It looks like…you are making a fraction, do you want some help with this?" Let me move this…
- Understanding annotation settings
- Creating objects that size themselves to match plot scale
- Dividing multi-line text into columns
- Creating dynamic tables with Excel-like functionality
- Using "fields" to create automated labels
- Converting non-annotative objects to annotative
Skill Level Intermediate
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