Texts are generally used in most technical drawings to show additional information. Also you can add texts into your technical drawing or 2D drawing in Autocad. And you can change the default options of these texts in Autocad. In here, we explain how to change default text height, font and other features in Autocad.
To change text default settings in Autocad, click on pop-up menu at ‘Annotation’ segment in Autocad as shown by red arrow above. Then click on first text styles as shown by green arrow then click on ‘Manage Text Styles…’ button as shown in green box above.
If you click on ‘Manage Text Styles…’ button, ‘Text Style Manager’ window will open as above. First of all, there are all the text styles are listed as shown in green box above. You can select one of these text styles by clicking on one of them then pressing ‘Set Current’ button as shown by red arrow above.
If you want to create an another text style, you can click on ‘New…’ button as shown by green arrow to create an another text style in list.
To change a selected text sytle as shown by red arrow for example, click on style for one time.
You can adjust the font of this text style and font style such as italic, bold etc. as shown by red box above. Just select from given lists above.
Also you can adjust the height of your text from green box above. Enter the default text height that you want. If you enter 0 to here, the text height will be default by Autocad.
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‘Width Factor’ is the spacing between letters in text. If you enter higher number into this, much more spacing will be obtained. ‘Oblique Angle’ is the leaning angle as shown by green arrow above. You can adjust these two parameters as shown in orange box above.
You can make your text upside down and backwards orientation from options that are shown by orange arrows. The effect can be see from preview as shown by green arrow.
Click on ‘Apply’ and ‘Close’ button to save all the changes for Autocad text options. These are the general options of Autocad default texts. Do not forget to leave your comments and questions about default texts options in Autocad below.
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