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PaulTowle8306
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Adjusting transpareny of Text.

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02-23-2010 09:47 AM
Hello All,
I'm new to AutoCAD (so, I'm sorry if this question has been asked before!) ... but how can I adjust the transparency of text?
e.g. I wish to place 'for discussion only' across the drawing in a large pt size, but still be able to read what is beneath the text.
Any ideas?
Thanks,
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Patchy
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Re: Adjusting transpareny of Text.

02-23-2010 09:51 AM in reply to: PaulTowle8306
Make it a gray color with percent of fade in the CTB file and in the plotter set lines to merge.
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PaulTowle8306
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Re: Adjusting transpareny of Text.

02-24-2010 09:02 AM in reply to: PaulTowle8306
Thanks for the reply, but does this also make the text transparent on screen?
(it needs to be transparent on the screen too!)
*Dean Saadallah
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Re: Adjusting transpareny of Text.

02-24-2010 09:11 AM in reply to: PaulTowle8306
Whatever gray color works for your screen, you can assign that.

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Patchy
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Re: Adjusting transpareny of Text.

02-24-2010 09:20 AM in reply to: PaulTowle8306
You could make that text an xref and fade it in the OPTIONS, that way it's in the background and you can see important entities.

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