Subject: Creating paragraph text in an alternate text editor



After you set up CADdirect to use an alternate text editor, you can start using it to include text in your drawings.

To use an alternate text editor     

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

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

   On the menu, choose Draw > Multiline Text.

   On the Draw toolbar, click the Multiline Text tool.

   Type mtext and then press Enter.

   2   Select the first and second corners of the text area.

   3   In the text editor, type the text you want, using the special characters from the table shown next to achieve special formatting. Enter \P to end a paragraph and start a new paragraph on the next line. For example, to use an alignment value of 1 and stack two numbers to display them as a fraction:

{\A1;\S1/2;}\P

   4   When your text is complete, save the changes and exit the text editor.

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