In this video, Shaun Bryant demonstrates how to select single-line text objects and convert them to MTEXT.
- [Instructor] We're staying in the ConvertToMTEXT.dwg file,…and you will recognize it from the previous video,…where we looked at the convert to MTEXT settings.…So what we're going to look at now…is how we select our text objects…to convert to MTEXT multi-line text.…So you can see we've got all the different bits…of single-line text there in our AutoCAD drawing.…And I'm going to look at the top two pieces…of single-line text, the one that reads…Convert to MTEXT, and also character codes.…
So you'll notice there that's a piece of regular text…and if I double-click on it, and go in there,…can you see we've got a degree symbol,…which normally, with character codes is percent percent D…that you would type in single-line text to get that symbol.…Now, normally if I converted that to MTEXT,…it will come up as percent percent D in the MTEXT.…I'm just going to hit escape there to deselect here,…and what I'm going to do is go to my…Express Tools tab on the ribbon,…into the Text panel, and select Convert to MTEXT.…
And I'm going to select this piece of text,…
- Working with the File Navigation dialog box
- Using the Quick Access Toolbar
- Updating reference paths
- Changing path types
- Finding and replacing reference files
- Renaming unloaded references
- Using linetype gap selection
- Sharing design views from AutoCAD
- Setting a PDF layer
- Using the PDFIMPORT and PDFATTACH commands
- Changing text to MTEXT
Skill Level Intermediate
1. User Interface
2. External References
3. Off-Screen Selection
Using off-screen selection2m 20s
4. Linetype Gap Selection
Using linetype gap selection2m 10s
5. Sharing Design View
6. Using PDFs In AutoCAD
7. Changing Text To MTEXT
8. Technology and Performance
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