In this video, Shaun Bryant shows you how to use and set up your text styles effectively in AutoCAD.
- [Narrator] We're starting another chapter now … in our learning AutoCAD course … and what we're going to look at … is annotating simple designs. … Now in order to annotate and use text … on your AutoCAD drawings you need a text style. … Now we've got a new drawing for you, … it's called Annotation.dwg. … As usual, download it from the library … to follow along with the videos. … And you'll see that we're on the text layer … in the layers panel on the home tab. … Make sure that you've got the text layer … set as your current drafting layer. … Now in order to generate a text style … you can do it in two ways. … You can go to the annotate tab on the ribbon … and you can go here, you can click here … to go to your text style manager. … You can also now go here and manage text styles there. … That takes you to text style as well. … Or on the home tab, you can also go to annotation here … and select this icon here, … that'll also open up the text style dialog box. … So three different ways to get there, …
- Working with the AutoCAD interface
- Drawing simple geometry
- Adding annotations
- Creating title blocks
- Adding layouts and viewports
- Printing and plotting
Skill Level Beginner
Cert Prep: AutoCAD Certified Professionalwith Shaun Bryant2h 38m Intermediate
1. The AutoCAD Interface
2. Draw Simple Geometry
3. Annotate Simple Designs
4. Communicate Your Design Intent
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