I have been away from autocad for a while. I am working on Autocad
04. I am trying to remember how to narrow up, i.e. the width of a line
of text to fit into a column. I think there is more than one way to do
this. I am after the simple way if possible.
Any help is much appreciated.
Type a document in MS Word
Open Autocad drawing
Select all text in Word document (Ctl-A)
Pick an insertion point
BAM! There it is.
Big, small or in-between matters not. The entire file is inserted like an
x-ref. Every time you open your drawing the inserted Word file updates (an
option that can be toggled off). Also, you can choose to update at any time
you have made document changes. You can control font & font size, column
height, column width, etc & you can change any/all as you desire directly in
the dwg. When pleased with the document you can elect to "bind" it by
Terry Dotson has some wonderful add-ons. I am a dedicated ToolPac user.
Don't feel too bad, I just discovered (accidently) that you can fillet
parallel lines regardless of the radius currently "active". Invoke the
command, select the parallel lines & it is done.
For what it is worth - there are hundreds of additional functions AutoCAD
performs of which I am clueless. Guess I am to busy using the product to