Join Shaun Bryant for an in-depth discussion in this video Remote Text, part of AutoCAD: Express Tools Workflow.
- [Narrator] We're staying in the 03_Text.dwg file,…as usual.…And we're also in the Express Tools tab on the ribbon,…and we're still working from the commands in the Text panel.…Now, I'm going to go to the little fly out now,…on the Text panel there, and just pin it open.…And the first command we're going to look at is Remote Text.…Now, I love this, because it means…that you can create text remotely in a Windows .txt file,…and drop it straight into AutoCAD.…It's a wonderful way of working with notes columns,…you know, long winded notes on an AutoCAD drawing.…
You can literally type it all out really quickly,…and just literally go "Oh, remote text them."…Drop them straight in, job done.…Now, I've just got one little line of text in this case,…and it's using a .txt file called remotetext.txt.…And that's available in your Lynda.com exercise file,…so you can download it and use it to follow along…with this particular video.…So, I hit the Remote Text command,…come into the drawing area,…and I get various options.…
- Using Explode Attributes, Replace Block, and List Properties
- Exporting and importing attributes
- Converting block to XREF
- Copying, extending, and trimming nested objects
- Working with Arc-Aligned Text and Modify Text
- Masking and unmasking text
- Modifying using Stretch Multiple and Extended Clip
- Changing layouts with Align Space, Synchronize Viewports, and Merge Layout
- Using Super Hatch
- Resetting text and modifying text
- Importing and exporting dimension styles
- Working with Xdata
Skill Level Intermediate
Optimizing Your AutoCAD Desktop to Go Mobilewith Shaun Bryant2h 28m Intermediate
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