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Zoom to text

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03-09-2009 03:52 AM
Hi,
How can I find a text, zoom to it, and keep that zoom after the "find" command is over?
Everytime I do the "Find" command, it zooms to the text, but when I close the window, it goes to the previous zoom.
Yours,
Ed
*none
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Re: Zoom to text

03-09-2009 05:54 AM in reply to: eduardocmoreira
eduardocmoreira@sapo.pt wrote:
> Hi, How can I find a text, zoom to it, and keep that zoom after the
> "find" command is over? Everytime I do the "Find" command, it zooms to
> the text, but when I close the window, it goes to the previous zoom.
> Yours, Ed
That is the way it is supposed to work.
*Paul Richardson
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Re: Zoom to text

03-09-2009 06:18 AM in reply to: eduardocmoreira
<
Before 09 allowed one to retain the zoom to the found text as does 2010.
I think you are alone on thinking this is how it should work.

OP - retaining the zoom was removed in 09 and brought back in 2010.
This is beyond me too. I don't know if anyone came up with a work
around via code - check the lisp group. Also search here - this has been
discussed.

wrote in message news:6138358@discussion.autodesk.com...
eduardocmoreira@sapo.pt wrote:
> Hi, How can I find a text, zoom to it, and keep that zoom after the
> "find" command is over? Everytime I do the "Find" command, it zooms to
> the text, but when I close the window, it goes to the previous zoom.
> Yours, Ed
That is the way it is supposed to work.
*Kate M
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Re: Zoom to text

03-09-2009 07:31 AM in reply to: eduardocmoreira
This was fixed in an Update a while ago. Go to www.autodesk.com/autocad,
Services & Support, Data & Downloads, then Updates & Service Packs.

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Kate Morrical
AutoCAD LT Technical Marketing Manager
http://blogs.autodesk.com/ltunlimited


"Paul Richardson" wrote in message
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<
Before 09 allowed one to retain the zoom to the found text as does 2010.
I think you are alone on thinking this is how it should work.

OP - retaining the zoom was removed in 09 and brought back in 2010.
This is beyond me too. I don't know if anyone came up with a work
around via code - check the lisp group. Also search here - this has been
discussed.

wrote in message news:6138358@discussion.autodesk.com...
eduardocmoreira@sapo.pt wrote:
> Hi, How can I find a text, zoom to it, and keep that zoom after the
> "find" command is over? Everytime I do the "Find" command, it zooms to
> the text, but when I close the window, it goes to the previous zoom.
> Yours, Ed
That is the way it is supposed to work.
*none
Message 5 of 5 (594 Views)

Re: Zoom to text

03-09-2009 11:48 AM in reply to: eduardocmoreira
Paul Richardson
> <
> Before 09 allowed one to retain the zoom to the found text as does 2010.
> I think you are alone on thinking this is how it should work.
>
> OP - retaining the zoom was removed in 09 and brought back in 2010.
> This is beyond me too. I don't know if anyone came up with a work
> around via code - check the lisp group. Also search here - this has been
> discussed.
>
> wrote in message news:6138358@discussion.autodesk.com...
> eduardocmoreira@sapo.pt wrote:
>> Hi, How can I find a text, zoom to it, and keep that zoom after the
>> "find" command is over? Everytime I do the "Find" command, it zooms to
>> the text, but when I close the window, it goes to the previous zoom.
>> Yours, Ed
> That is the way it is supposed to work.
NO - that is how it works in 2009. I did NOT say it should work as in
2008 or 2010!
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