Editing text


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Editing text

Computer drafting is all about being able to make changes. Fortunately, one of the easiest things we can edit in AutoCAD is our text. As an example, let's make some changes to the text in this detailed drawing. I'm going to start out by zooming in on this title, and let's say this title is incorrect. It should say CONCRETE DRIVEWAY APRON detail. To edit this text, I don't have to know any special commands. All I have to do is double-click on it. This selects all of the text. I'm going to click to place my cursor right here and then I'll click, hold, and drag to select these characters, and I'll press my Delete key to erase them.

I will then click down on this end, I'll add a space, and I'll type DETAIL. When I'm finished making my changes, I'll click on screen to deselect the text. Notice that AutoCAD is looking for another text object. AutoCAD always assumes you want to edit more than one. Let's take a look at this N.T.S . This stands for N...

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 2011 Essential Training

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