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dankoss
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Registered: ‎10-10-2012
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Multitext Rotates when Editing

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12-19-2012 11:06 AM

Hi Everybody,

 

I'm having a problem when I try to edit a piece of multitext. This does not happen all the time, but more often than not. When I go to edit the text it will rotate so that is parallel to true east. This is annoying as most of the time my drawings are not made with north being north. In this particular drawing north is pointing south east so whenever I edit a piece of text the text edit box will flip upside down and backwards as true east is south west. It always goes back to the way I had it originally before editing, but it's a pain to type stuff that's coming in upside down and diagonally.

 

I though the MTEXTFIXED option would solve this but I set it to both 0 and 1 (default being 2) and it did not stop the text from rotating when being edited.

 

What do I do to keep my text the way it's situated when editing?

 

Thanks,

-Dan K.

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troma
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Registered: ‎05-21-2008
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Re: Multitext Rotates when Editing

12-20-2012 05:21 AM in reply to: dankoss

I have this too in 2011.  Didn't happen in 2008.

I've just learned to live with it.  At least it's not as bad as the glitch when the text disapears while editing and I just have to type from memory.

 

But if someone has a suggestion I'd like to hear it.


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AllenJessup
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Re: Multitext Rotates when Editing

12-20-2012 05:56 AM in reply to: dankoss

This is controlled by the MTEXTFIXED System Variable.

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troma
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Re: Multitext Rotates when Editing

12-20-2012 06:39 AM in reply to: AllenJessup

But Allen the text should rotate to the view, not to East.  It should rotate to be easier to read, not harder.


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