AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

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Converting dtext to mtext in AutoCAD 2010 Lt

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01-04-2012 08:42 AM

Since the LT version doesn't have Express Tools, is there a way to convert dtext to mtext?   Thanks.

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Re: Converting dtext to mtext in AutoCAD 2010 Lt

01-04-2012 08:49 AM in reply to: karenhamilton

The only thing I can think of is to start an Mtext object and then copy all of your Dtext objects into it...

If by some odd chance my nattering was useful -- that's great, glad to help. But if it actually solved your issue, then please mark my solution as accepted :smileyhappy:
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Re: Converting dtext to mtext in AutoCAD 2010 Lt

01-04-2012 02:17 PM in reply to: karenhamilton

None unless you want to spend the time copying and pasting between the editors: open two sessions of AutoCAD, MTEXT in the first session (so you can SAVE), and the same file in the second session (it does not need to save). That way you don't have to stop and restart each editor.

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Re: Converting dtext to mtext in AutoCAD 2010 Lt

01-05-2012 07:35 AM in reply to: pendean

you can also copy dtext to word document, and the copy it from word to mtext window.

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Re: Converting dtext to mtext in AutoCAD 2010 Lt

01-05-2012 07:43 AM in reply to: karenhamilton

If I have to do this for many drawings I would get  30 days trial.

Too painful to copy paste

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Re: Converting dtext to mtext in AutoCAD 2010 Lt

01-05-2012 08:02 AM in reply to: karenhamilton

That IS a solution but it almost seems easier to just retype my text.  I would only need to convert short phrases anyway.

Thanks.

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