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AutoCAD® 2010 and AutoCAD LT® 2010: No Experience Required by Jon McFarland

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Chapter 8. Controlling Text in a Drawing

  • Setting up text styles

  • Placing new text in the drawing

  • Modifying text in a drawing

  • Working with grid lines

  • Managing single-line and multiline text

  • Adding hyperlinks

  • Using Spell Check

You have many uses for text in your drawings, including titles of views, notes, and dimensions. It's not uncommon for the majority of a page to be covered with text outlining pertinent information, including legal and code requirements, construction or manufacturing information, and contact information for companies or individuals involved in the project. Each of these might require a different height, orientation, justification, and style of lettering. To control text, you'll need to learn how to do the following:

  • Determine how the ...

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