Chapter 7. Text

Chapter Objectives

Enter single-line text with justification options

Enter text on an angle, and enter text using character codes

Enter multiline text using MTEXT

Edit text in place with TEXTEDIT

Modify text with the Quick Properties palette

Use the SPELL command

Change fonts and styles

Change properties with MATCHPROP

Scale previously drawn entities

Create tables and fields

Use AutoCAD templates, borders, and title blocks

Introduction

Now, it’s time for a discussion of adding text to your drawings. In this chapter, you learn to find your way around AutoCAD’s TEXT and MTEXT commands. In addition, you learn many new editing commands that often are used with text but are equally important for editing other ...

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