How to Underline Single-Line Text in AutoCAD 2011


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Underlining single-line text

When you're working with multiline text, the editor contains several tools that make it easy to change your formatting. When you're working with single line text, there is no fancy editor. Instead, you have to use the percent, percent toggles. In this lesson we're going to learn how to do some basic formatting of single line text using window shortcuts. On my screen I've a detail of a standard curb and gutter. The title of this detail was created using single line text. I would like to add an underline to this title. Now, if you're a veteran AutoCAD user, I'm sure you've used the percent, percent U toggle many times.

I'm here to tell you, you don't have to do that anymore. To underline this text, I'm going to double click to select it, then I will click and drag across the text I'd like to underline and I'll press Ctrl+U. If I press Ctrl+U again, I can turn the underline off. This is the same shortcut you would use in Microsoft Word. In case ...

Underlining single-line text
Video duration: 1m 21s 3h 48m Intermediate

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Underlining single-line text provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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