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Vitornis
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How do you word wrap leader text?

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04-16-2012 09:46 AM

very simple,

 

How do you word wrap leader text?

Enter key.... carraige return.  Will push text to the next line.  Works like any other text editor.

Hi Vitornis, 

 

I think you need to create a sketch, sketched symbol, or something similar and use the Text tool within that environment before you can use the Text Box option. For some reason the standard drawing text tool and leader text tools both lack the ability to define a text box.

 

Within a sketch you can use the Text Box button in the text editor, or right-click on the text and choose Text Box. Then you can define the length of the text box with a dimension or just click and drag a corner to eyeball it.

 

Autodesk Inventor Text Box Wrap.png

 

If you have this need often, it's probably worth creating a sketched symbol to use, and just include a leader when placing it.

 

Adding the Text Box option to the standard drawing text tool  would probably make a good feedback request:

http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com/2011/01/feature-request-for-inventor.html

 

I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,
Curtis
http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com


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Re: How do you word wrap leader text?

04-16-2012 10:03 AM in reply to: Vitornis

Enter key.... carraige return.  Will push text to the next line.  Works like any other text editor.

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Vitornis
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Re: How do you word wrap leader text?

04-16-2012 10:09 AM in reply to: Vitornis
Well I meant something more intuitive like word wrap for you based on a certain text box width. Espically for text that is link to a property from my model. Hell any other text editor will autowrap for you when you get to the edge of the page.
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dick_upton
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Re: How do you word wrap leader text?

04-16-2012 12:17 PM in reply to: Vitornis

Replying in case someone else has a good answer . . .  (I don't . . .)

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Curtis_Waguespack
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Re: How do you word wrap leader text?

04-16-2012 12:45 PM in reply to: Vitornis

Hi Vitornis, 

 

I think you need to create a sketch, sketched symbol, or something similar and use the Text tool within that environment before you can use the Text Box option. For some reason the standard drawing text tool and leader text tools both lack the ability to define a text box.

 

Within a sketch you can use the Text Box button in the text editor, or right-click on the text and choose Text Box. Then you can define the length of the text box with a dimension or just click and drag a corner to eyeball it.

 

Autodesk Inventor Text Box Wrap.png

 

If you have this need often, it's probably worth creating a sketched symbol to use, and just include a leader when placing it.

 

Adding the Text Box option to the standard drawing text tool  would probably make a good feedback request:

http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com/2011/01/feature-request-for-inventor.html

 

I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,
Curtis
http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com




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dick_upton
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Re: How do you word wrap leader text?

04-16-2012 02:13 PM in reply to: Curtis_Waguespack

This helped me Curtis. Thank you for contributing.

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Vitornis
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Re: How do you word wrap leader text?

04-16-2012 02:31 PM in reply to: Vitornis
Ooo never really thought about using a sketch symbol. Can't wait to try this thanks for the suggestion!
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