Incorporating symbols


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Incorporating symbols

Each discipline of drafting has its own unique symbology. Sometimes we need to incorporate these special symbols into our text. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to use these extra characters that we don't typically see on our keyboard. On my screen I have a surveying example. This is a drawing of a plot of survey. It's essentially a dimensioned property boundary. On the right, I have a finished example and on the left, I have an unfinished version. Let's see if we can finish this drawing. First of all, I'm going to zoom-in on this label. Notice this symbol right here.

This is a degree symbol. This line was drawn at an angle of 30 ?20'29" in a north-east direction. Let's zoom-out a little. Let's see if we can label this property line using the same text and symbol. I'll start by launching the Multiline Text tool. Then I'll specify my first corner. I'm going to select the midpoint of this line. Now I'd like my text to be aligned to this s...

Incorporating symbols
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Incorporating symbols provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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