Using fields to identify who revised a drawing


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Using fields to identify who revised a drawing

When working as part of a project team, it's common to have team members ask questions about the CAD drawings. A typical question might be, who revised this file? Sometimes the last person to work on drawing is the first person you want to talk to, to help answer your other questions. In this lesson we are going to learn how to add a tag to a drawing that keeps track of each person who updates the file. On my screen I have an example of a mechanical drawing. Now the update tag I am creating is going to be a text object. Note that I've already created a layer called dwg-info to place this on.

Since this tag is text, I am going to open the Annotation panel and I will select the Text Style called Small Text. To create the tag, I can use a single line or multiline text object. I am going to launch the Multiline Text command and then I will zoom in on the bottom of the drawing. I will click to set my first corner, and then I will click again to define the width of my column, and then I&#...

Using fields to identify who revised a drawing
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Using fields to identify who revised a drawing 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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