Subject: Converting line text to paragraph text



When converting line text to paragraph text, one or more text entities created with the Text command are combined into one multiline text entity. During the conversion, the selected text entities are removed from the drawing and a multiline text entity is created.

To convert line text to paragraph text

   1   Do one of the following to choose Text to Multiline Text ():     

   On the ribbon, choose Home > Text to Multiline Text (in Annotation),
Annotate > Text to Multiline Text (in Text) or Express Tools > Text to Multiline Text (in Text).

   On the menu, choose Draw > Text to Multiline Text or choose Express Tools > Text > Text to Multiline Text.

   On the Text toolbar, click the Text to Multiline Text tool.

   Type txt2mtxt and then press Enter.

   2   Select one or more text entities.

   3   When finished with selection, press Enter.

To customize options while converting line text to paragraph text

   1   Do one of the following to choose Text to Multiline Text ():   

   On the ribbon, choose Home > Text to Multiline Text (in Annotation),
Annotate > Text to Multiline Text (in Text) or Express Tools > Text to Multiline Text (in Text).

   On the menu, choose Draw > Text to Multiline Text or choose Express Tools > Text > Text to Multiline Text.

   On the Text toolbar, click the Text to Multiline Text tool.

   Type txt2mtxt and then press Enter.

   2   Press Enter.

   3   Select one of the following:

   Selection set order Select to add single-line text to multiline text  in the order that you select.

   Top-down order Select to add single-line text to multiline text in the order that they appear in the drawing, from the top downwards.

   4   Mark Create Word-Wrap MText to add spaces within individual lines of text, which helps balance multiple lines of text.

   5   Click OK.

   6   Select one or more text entities.

   7   When finished with selection, press Escape.

All text entities are combined into a single multiline text entity.

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