Creating and formatting fields in text


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Creating and formatting fields in text

Fields can be inserted anywhere you have text. They allow you to display different types of information which are part of the drawings non-graphical database. In this lesson you will create fields to display the floor area of each room in the sample office drawing. Go ahead and open the Office 8 project file. And then open the Layer properties manager. Turn on all the layers, and then turn off the header layer. So that you can see the area line in each door opening.

Set Layer tags current. And close the Layer properties manager. I'd like to design a field that appears right underneath the room tag displaying the area of each room. To do so, open the Text flyout and select Single Line Text. Click a point underneath the room tag. And press Enter to accept the default rotation. Instead of actually typing text, I'm going to right-click and choose Insert Field from this shortcut menu. This is a listing of all the different types of fields that you can use. There's...

Creating and formatting fields in text
Video duration: 6m 24s 1h 19m Intermediate

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Creating and formatting fields in text 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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