look for a post in the customization NG, called..."mtext background mask
default settings" dated 10/11/2004.
that should cover your question
Dave R wrote:
> What about just text, not dim. Is there a place to set it on at all times
> or do you have to set it each time you start mtext?
> "murrayc" wrote in message
>>For the dimensions, the masking can be applied within the Dimstyle under
>>the TEXT tab (click on the Fill Color pulldown list and select background)
>>and ALL of your associative dims will automatically update with a
>>If you only want to mask a handful of assoc. dims, select the desired dims
>>and start the PROPERTIES manager, and under the TEXT category, click on
>>the Fill Color pulldown list and select background.