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copernico84
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Registered: ‎09-19-2007
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load custom linetype

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03-06-2008 06:32 AM
I have a custom.lin linetype that i used in my .dwg, its works fine in my PC, but if i have to share it with another user, what things do i have to be worry about?

for ex. i know that if i use a custom font or shape for it i have to share them too...but is there another issue? Is necessary to share my .lin with my partner? if not, why not?

thank you.
Nicolás.
*R.K. McSwain
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Re: load custom linetype

03-06-2008 07:58 AM in reply to: copernico84
copernico84 wrote:
> I have a custom.lin linetype that i used in my .dwg, its works fine in my PC, but if i have to share it with another user, what things do i have to be worry about?
>
> for ex. i know that if i use a custom font or shape for it i have to share them too...but is there another issue? Is necessary to share my .lin with my partner? if not, why not?
>
> thank you.
> Nicolás.

No need to share the .LIN file, because linetype definitions
are stored in the drawing.

If your linetype uses a shape, then you have to send along
the SHX file. (use eTransmit)

If your linetype used a textstyle, then you might want to
let them know not to change the font or fixed text height.
These things will alter the display of the linetype.

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R.K. McSwain
http://rkmcswain.blogspot.com
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Registered: ‎01-14-2012
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Re: load custom linetype

01-14-2012 01:53 AM in reply to: copernico84

thanks for the answers, i ll try them.

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