Chapter 07

Annotating the Drawing


No drawing is complete without some kind of text to annotate the design. In this chapter, you learn to create and edit text objects. You also learn how to edit and scale text so that it appears consistently in your drawing and drawing layouts.


After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Use the Mtext command to create multiline text.
  • Create single line text.
  • Use different methods to edit text.
  • Create text styles to manage text.

Standard Object Snap and Status Bar Settings

Before completing the exercises in this chapter, refer to the “Settings for the Exercises” section in the Introduction. ...

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