I have a drawing that has hundreds of text styles that do not seem to be used by anything that I cannot purge. I have even deleted everything in the entire drawing, and it still says that the text styles are in use. Is there a way to override the purge since I know that the text is not in use.
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If this drawing was made by vertical autocad or microstation you have to EXPORTTOAUTOCAD to become a new drawing, then you can purge the unused blocks, dimstyles, then purge the text styles.
Were you able to resolve this using Patchy's recommendation? If not can you post the file?
I have deleted most of the data out of the file, and it still says that the text style are in use, even though there are only a few lines of text. As far as I can tell, all the text in the file is 3-32F style. Is there hidden text that I cannot find? All of the styles that begin 100776 and 120176 are from a client. When I pasted a section into my drawing, these appeared and will not go away. One file has 100+ of these unused styles, and it affects the performance of editing any text.
If I copy anything from this file, even a polyline, the text styles are brought into any new drawing that I paste into.
I am running AutoCAD 2013, but usually save to 2004.
I did what you said from your 1st post, to find out what is left in the drawing.
"I have even deleted everything in the entire drawing, and it still says that the text styles are in use"
What left in there are unnamed blocks made by other cad program.
DXFout the drawing and DXFin, to get rid of the blocks then Purge can be done.
Did you give Wblock a try? Did that work for you?
I tried Wblock, but it brought the unused blocks with it. However, using dxfout and auditing the dxf file got rid of the unused blocks and text styles.
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