In this video, learn how to use single-line text (TEXT) and multiline text (MTEXT) effectively in AutoCAD.
- We're staying in our annotation.dwg file, … and we're going to take a look now … at single line text and multi-line text. … And what we're going to do is make sure … that we utilize one of the text styles … that we created in the previous video and the text layer. … So the text layer at the top now … should be our current drafting layer. … If it's not click on the little text area here … or the down arrow, come down to text, click on the word text … that'll make it your current drafting layer. … Now we're going to zoom in on this area here … and we're going to place a couple of bits of text, … very, very simple bits of text using the text layer … but we're going to play some single line text … and some multi-line text. … So see this little area here, put your crosshair over it, … zoom in a bit, maybe pan upwards, maybe roll back one click … so that you can see what you're doing. … Now before we place any texts, we must make sure … that we're using the appropriate text style. … Home tab on the ribbon, annotation flyout, …
Skill Level Beginner
1. The AutoCAD Interface
2. Drawing Simple Geometry
3. Annotating Simple Designs
4. Communicating Your Design Intent
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