Join Jeff Bartels for an in-depth discussion in this video Converting single-line text to multi-line text, part of AutoCAD 2009: Annotation.
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In this session, I'm going to show you your new favorite Text tool, especially…if you work with older drawings. This tool allows us to convert single line…text to multi-line text. On my screen, I have got an example of the layout and…in the upper left-hand corner of my layout, I have got some text. Let's zoom…in, and we'll center this text on screen. Now, this text represents some…general notes. These are some notes you might see on a civil engineering plan set.…Here's my problem. If I click on these text objects, I can see that each of…these guys is an individual single line of text. Now, how does something like…this happen? Well, it can happen if someone explodes multi-line text or this…could be text that was copied from an older AutoCAD drawing that was created…before multi-line text existed. In either case, this text is going to be very…difficult to edit because I have no word wrap.…
Any changes I make are going to be made to the single line only, which usually…means I have to copy and paste text from one line to the other. Instead, …
- 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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1. Annotative Objects
2. Multi-Line Text Tools
4. Dimension Tools
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