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Chapter 8. Controlling Text in a Drawing

Chapter 8. Controlling Text in a Drawing

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:

  • Set up text styles to determine how the text will look.

  • Specify where the text will be and enter it in the drawing.

  • Modify the text already in your drawing.


  

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