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Bethrine

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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2015, 02:40:52 pm »
Oh, the text already exists in the drawing and you are trying to change the properties of it?

Some of it. I am also adding stuff (and removing stuff). I am using old drawings as "templates" for newer ones. I have to update styles in this process to current as well as modify for newer equipment and set-up.
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2015, 02:41:48 pm »
grab them all go to properties....add/edit annotation scales there

I like it.  :-D
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2015, 02:45:48 pm »
Not exactly what I expected...

 :2funny:
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2015, 02:56:19 pm »
Not exactly what I expected...

 :2funny:
what you are seeing is all possible variations (annoscales) and positions for those text objects...

takes some getting used to
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #19 on: April 30, 2015, 03:33:00 pm »
I saw that in modelspace. That pic was through a viewport after a matchproperties. What I initially did was use design pallet to drop in the annotative callout style. Then changed the style of one of the original callouts and then matchproperties. Didn't quite work. Then I put in a new callout using the same annotation callout and matched properties to that. That worked.
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #20 on: April 30, 2015, 03:41:54 pm »
Excellent progress you are making.
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #21 on: April 30, 2015, 03:44:39 pm »
Okay, I'm starting to really get this but something new:

In model space, call outs are small and spaced very far from the arrowhead, looks strange and will probably confuse others if they are not familiar.
In paper space, call outs are the right size and through the view port I can adjust them so they look great. This makes them even weirder in model space.
If I adjust them in model space, they overlap in paper space.

Any input?
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #22 on: April 30, 2015, 03:45:19 pm »
Excellent progress you are making.

Thanks!  :-)
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #23 on: April 30, 2015, 03:52:12 pm »
Okay, I'm starting to really get this but something new:

In model space, call outs are small and spaced very far from the arrowhead, looks strange and will probably confuse others if they are not familiar.
In paper space, call outs are the right size and through the view port I can adjust them so they look great. This makes them even weirder in model space.
If I adjust them in model space, they overlap in paper space.

Any input?

Place original notes in model space...

Adjust as required through Viewports...

Again, it does take some getting used to...

Imagine my situation...notes in model space

and then shown in different viewports that have had DVIEW Twist(s) applied....now when you look at notes in the modelspace...they really look out of place.
one starts to 'trust' that they are 'fine' in their respective viewports.
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #24 on: April 30, 2015, 03:53:38 pm »
Time to put together a small video/screen capture to illustrate the process, and work methods to those others...amaze them with your voice over skills
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #25 on: April 30, 2015, 03:58:07 pm »
Time to put together a small video/screen capture to illustrate the process, and work methods to those others...amaze them with your voice over skills

 :wideeyed2: You mean I have to grow as a person and do something professional and edgy?!  :sick:

Ugh. I was just going to comment that I didn't think the mess in model space would fly with everyone else. (I am low man on the totem pole here.)

I was also wondering if I could clean up model space and then adjust through view ports so that both appeared clean?
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #26 on: April 30, 2015, 04:15:56 pm »
Found my solution (see pic) in model space.

Thank you mj !!!!!
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #27 on: April 30, 2015, 04:17:09 pm »
Time to put together a small video/screen capture to illustrate the process, and work methods to those others...amaze them with your voice over skills

 :wideeyed2: You mean I have to grow as a person and do something professional and edgy?!  :sick:

Ugh. I was just going to comment that I didn't think the mess in model space would fly with everyone else. (I am low man on the totem pole here.)

I was also wondering if I could clean up model space and then adjust through view ports so that both appeared clean?
There is that, and then there is a function called ANNOREST - RT-Click menu Synchronize Multiple Scaled Positions
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #28 on: April 30, 2015, 04:18:05 pm »
Yup, see, you did tell me..I just didn't see the model space part, I wasn't looking for it. Assumed anno scale was only in paperspace.  :idea:
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Re: annotative text question
« Reply #29 on: April 30, 2015, 04:21:18 pm »
When teaching Basic Autocad classes - I developed a 20 minute exercise to fully
illuminate users to the power and functionality of ANNOTATIVE text, blocks, and hatch objects.


A few pieces of texts with various anno scales assigned, and a few viewports at different scales.

People come right pretty quick when they see how it works for them.
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