Create and Edit Text and Dimensions in Your Drawings


show more Editing text provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2014 Essentials: 04 Annotating a Drawing show less
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Editing text

Of all the editing tasks we do in AutoCAD, editing text is probably the easiest. That's because when we edit text we don't need any special commands. All we have to do is double-click. On my screen I have a detailed drawing. This drawing contains both single-line and multi-line text. Let's make some changes to the single line text first. We'll make the assumption that this drawing on the right should have been section A-A and the one on the left should have been section B-B. To make the change I'm going to double click on this text object, as you can see I can edit the text in place so I can see my changes within the context of the drawing.

I'm going to click and then drag across this text. And I'll change this to a dash a. When I'm finished, I'll press Enter to accept and notice that AutoCAD stays in the text editing command. That means I can come right over here, click once on this text object. I'll click and drag across this text. And change this to B-B. I'...

Editing text
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Editing text provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2014 Essentials: 04 Annotating a Drawing

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