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V-Rock
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Registered: ‎10-29-2012
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Linetpe

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10-29-2012 05:10 AM

Can anyone fill me in on how to create a custom linetype with letters like "wtr" signifyinga watermain.

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Janet2009
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Re: Linetpe

10-29-2012 06:18 AM in reply to: V-Rock

Your first time making a linetype you should make a copy of your ACAD.LIN for safe keeping.

 

Open ACAD.LIN with Wordpad

Look for linetype GAS (for example)   Copy and paste it

Replace GAS to wtr

Save ACAD.LIN

Restart autocad.

 

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DSM_dude
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Re: Linetpe

11-06-2012 12:30 PM in reply to: Janet2009
*WATER_LINE,Water Line ----WTR----WTR----WTR----WTR----WTR----WTR--
A,.5,-.2,["WTR",STANDARD,S=.1,U=0.0,X=-0.1,Y=-.05],-.25

 Paste that into your ACAD.LIN file under User Defined Linetypes

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V-Rock
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Re: Linetpe

11-07-2012 05:11 AM in reply to: DSM_dude
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