Creating single-line text


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Creating single-line text

No matter what you are drafting, at some point you are going to need to add some text. Fortunately, AutoCAD has several annotation tools to help you get the job done. In this lesson, we're going to look at single line text. On my screen, I have a mechanical example. This drawing contains a standard top view, front view, right-side view and an isometric view. Now I would like to create some simple labels for these views. In AutoCAD, we can create two types of text. Single Line and Multi-line Text. Since my labels are only going to be a couple of words, I am going to use the Single Line method.

First of all, take a look at my Layer control. Notice, I have created a layer for my text and I have set that Layer current. Next, I am going to move up to the Annotation panel, and I'll click this fly-out and I will select Single Line from the menu. Now I can choose the location where I would like to place my label. I am going to click right here and now AutoCAD is asking me for height. The tex...

Creating single-line text
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Creating single-line text provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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