Chapter 11. Adding Text

Chapter Objectives

Control the appearance of text using text styles and fonts

Understand the difference between TrueType fonts and AutoCAD SHX fonts

Create and edit multiline text

Create and automate horizontal, diagonal, and tolerance type stacked text

Create and edit single-line text

Insert intelligent text fields

Find and replace text in a drawing

Check text spelling for a whole drawing

Introduction

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and while the lines, arcs, and circles on a drawing can convey a great deal of design information, at the end of the day you will need to annotate your drawings in order to completely communicate your design.

annotate: To add text, notes, and dimensions to ...

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