Join Jeff Bartels for an in-depth discussion in this video Converting non-annotative objects to annotative, part of AutoCAD 2009: Annotation.
You may like the idea of using Annotative objects for all of your new drawings,…but you may be wondering if there is a way to convert entities in your existing…drawings to be Annotative. In this lesson we are going to learn how to convert…our non-Annotative objects to be Annotative.…On my screen I have got a mechanical example. This is a drawing of a Light Duty…Furniture Caster. The part has been drawn in both a front and a right side view…and the wheel has been drawn in section. Let's take a quick tour of this…drawing. I'm going to jump out and take a look at the layout.…To do that, I'm going to come down and click my Quick View Layouts tool.…
We'll select the Layout Preview and then we'll click on screen. Now this layout…represents an 11x17 inch piece of paper and it contains one viewport that's…displaying my geometry at a scale of 2 :1. Let's jump back into model space.…I am going to right-click on my icon and select Activate Model tab. Now none of…the annotations that you see in this drawing have been created using an…
- 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
1. Annotative Objects
2. Multi-Line Text Tools
4. Dimension Tools
Creating smart labels5m 44s
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