Text Style (text styles) in AutoCAD
Each AutoCAD text style has a name and is saved with the drawing. The text style in AutoCAD, you can rename or delete. By default, the current text style is the style of Standart. AutoCAD text style determines the font characteristics, such as the headset and font size, angle and direction of the text.
- How to change the current text style in AutoCAD.
- Using options Style Text commands in AutoCAD.
- Using the dialog box Text Style in AutoCAD.
- Using the Annotate ribbon tab tools.
- Using the Style toolbar in AutoCAD.
- How to create a new text style in AutoCAD.
- Call Text Style, Style dialog command.
- Creating a new text style in AutoCAD, Text Style dialog box.
- How to change the text style in AutoCAD or configure a new text style options.
- The headset and the font in AutoCAD.
- The height of the text in AutoCAD, or how to change the height of the text style AutoCAD text.
How to change the current text style in AutoCAD
In AutoCAD, there are several ways in which you can change the default text style. Let's consider them in order.
Change the current text style in AutoCAD using the command options Style Text or DText single-line text.
To change the current text style in AutoCAD, you should use the Style option immediately after calling the command, create a single-line text Text or DText. Call the Text command, AutoCAD prompts you:
Начальная точка текста или [Выравнивание/Стиль]:
Current text style: "10-0.7 - italic" Text height: 10 Annotative: Да Justify: Left
Specify start point of text or [Justify/Style]:
The top line shows a query text style is set by default in AutoCAD, as well as its parameters. Choose a Style Text command option. AutoCAD prompts you:
Enter style name or (?) <10-0.7 - italic>:
Now, in the command line you must enter the name of the test style in AutoCAD, you want to make current. If you do not remember the name of the text style, then enter the command line question mark and press Enter. AutoCAD will respond to you request:
Enter text style(s) to list <*>:
When prompted, press Enter, and AutoCAD will display a complete list of all available text styles. In the text box, click on the appropriate text style parameters. Then, enter its name in the command line of the window and press Enter. AutoCAD povotorit request:
Specify start point of text or [Justify/Style]:
Смена текущего стиля текста в Автокад при помощи диалогового окна Text Style
Change the current text style in AutoCAD, you can using the Text Style dialog box. Call the Text Style dialog box in AutoCAD, you can, by typing Style command on the command line.
In the upper left corner of the dialog established the current style AutoCAD text. Below situated Style box containing a list of all text styles AutoCAD drawing. Consider several ways to set the current text style when momoschyu AutoCAD dialog box.
- We select the right click, we style AutoCAD text and press Set current button located in the upper-right corner of the dialog box.
- We select the right click, we AutoCAD text style, then click on the right mouse button and from the context menu, select Set current line.
- Double-click on the desired text style in AutoCAD.
Change the current text style in AutoCAD using tools tape
On the Annotate tab of the ribbon tools - in the group Text drop-down list of text styles AutoCAD drawing file. To select the desired text style, you need to click on it with the mouse.
Change the current text style in AutoCAD using the Style toolbar
Display Style toolbar in the AutoCAD drawing to the graphics area or attach the panel to any window edge. How to work with toolbars you can read and see here.
By default, the toolbar Styles (Style) in AutoCAD in the leftmost position is Text Style button, which is located near the field of text styles. Click on it. It will reveal a list of text styles AutoCAD drawing. To set the desired current text style, simply select it from the list.
By default, AutoCAD system contains only one text style - a style Standart, which can not be removed.
Как создать новый стиль текста в Автокад
To create a text style in AutoCAD according to GOST should adhere to the standards GOST 2.304-81. Text Style dialog box in AutoCAD allows you to create, modify, configure (override) text styles, and delete text styles are used in the AutoCAD drawing file. Let us consider in detail how to create custom (own) text style in AutoCAD.
Call the Text Style dialog box in AutoCAD, the command Style
For the creation of the text style in AutoCAD responds Style command that causes the Text Style dialog box. Call the Style command in AutoCAD, use one of the following methods:
- from the menu bar, click Format - line Text Style ...;
- Home tab of the ribbon tools - in the Annotation group - Button Text Style;
- Style on the toolbar - digging Text Style ...;
- or to register the team name on the command line Style.
Creating a new text style in AutoCAD, Text Style dialog box
List the team name in the Style command line in AutoCAD and press Enter. Text Style dialog box appears.
In the upper left corner of the dialog box will be registered current AutoCAD text style. Below that is a box containing a list of available AutoCAD drawing file text styles. Under the list of styles is drawing text Style List Filter AutoCAD.
Filter the list of AutoCAD styles designed as a drop-down list, where you can choose to display the list of all styles or just text styles used in the drawing (used in the AutoCAD drawing).
In the lower left corner of the dialog box Text Style is situated preview box selected AutoCAD text style. In the center of the dialog window there are parameters (properties) of the selected (current), text style, which we'll look at an example of creating a new text style in AutoCAD.
For new drawings created on the basis of standard AutoCAD patterns, the current text style is the style of Standart. In addition, the list contains annotative styles annotative style, the only difference from Standart style is the default annotative box.
To create a new text style in AutoCAD, it is necessary in the upper-right corner of the Text Style dialog box, click on the New ... button AutoCAD will open a small New Text Style dialog box, in the input line which will be offered to create the default name of the new style. Style name text in AutoCAD can contain up to 255 characters and include a dollar sign ($), underscore (_) and the hyphen (-). After clicking OK a new text style in AutoCAD with the specified name will be created (the name of the text style AutoCAD leave the default stil1).
When you create a new text style, it is automatically assigned to the current values of the properties of the current style, which can later be changed (corrected).
How to change the text style in AutoCAD or configure a new text style options
Selecting the headset and style AutoCAD font
The typeface does not change when you change the font or the height of his face (bold, italic, etc.).
AutoCAD support font files of two types:
- Fonts TrueType (files with a resolution of .TTF) - Windows-Fonts are marked double letter T in the beginning;
- AutoCAD fonts (files with a resolution of .SHX) - Avtokom own vector fonts.
In AutoCAD package also includes a number of TrueType fonts, as well as dozens of their own SHX-fonts, which are also referred to as compiled (compiled). You can set their own Windows additional fonts in TrueType, as well as other types of fonts, including those that are installed application programs.
In the drop-down list Font Name Text Style dialog box, you can select the font that will be displayed AutoCAD text. This list displays all the fonts supplied with AutoCAD, as well as all the TrueType fonts installed in Windows.
If you select the font TrueType, becomes available drop-down list Font Style, in which you can set:
- Bold - selection AutoCAD text bold;
- Italic - selecting text in italics AutoCAD;
- BoldItalic - highlight text in bold italics;
- Regular - a standard form, without any separation.
If the current font is a font AutoCAD, Font Style list becomes unavailable.
To support the alphabets, based on hieroglyphic writing, AutoCAD can use a special file definition text outlines. Large fonts can be created only on the basis of SHX-font files. To the selected AutoCAD SHX-font used such a file, you must check the box Use Big Font. As a result, the name of the drop-down list Font Style Text Style dialog box in AutoCAD changes to Big Font, Font Name and title of the list will change to SHX font, and the current becomes the first of the special file definition text outlines.
The height of the text in AutoCAD, or how to change the height of the text style AutoCAD text
Under Height you can specify the height of the font in AutoCAD.
If you specify AutoCAD text height in the text style, different from 0, AutoCAD will not require you type set it high, because it will already be installed text style. In this case, change the height of the AutoCAD text possible, but Thelkow after its placement on the drawing. If you set the text style in the development of AutoCAD text height of 0 means that you can choose the font height to create AutoCAD text based on this style.
To meet the challenges of descriptive geometry and engineering graphics I choose the height of the AutoCAD text GOST equal to 5 mm (the main text of AutoCAD). To perform the engineering and architectural drawings, electrical and kinematic schemes I choose the height of the AutoCAD text GOST equal to 3.5 mm (depending on the size of the sheet, and to osnovonom text AutoCAD).
Annotative text in AutoCAD will be discussed in Section scale of AutoCAD.
The video tutorial will discuss:
- Ways to change the current text style in AutoCAD.
- Ways to Style command call in AutoCAD.
- Creating a new text style in AutoCAD.
- Next Style dialog box in AutoCAD.
- Fonts GOST in AutoCAD. Creating a text style in accordance with GOST. Compliance with text in AutoCAD requirements of GOST 2.304-81 for all industries and construction.
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