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How to insert framed (boxed) text into Inventor drawings?

A - answer In Inventor drawings you can draw framed text e.g. using the Datum symbol - see the ribbon Annotation > Symbols.

After invoking the function, click on the location for the text, immediately use the right mouse button and choose "Continue" to not draw the leader line and instead of the datum letter type the requested text - it will be framed automatically.

The entered text can be then edited by double-clicking - the rectangle frame size will be adjusted automatically depending on the text string (even multiline text).

Another option is to use a sketched view, or a single-cell table.
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3.10.2016    1779×  
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See also:
Tip 11492:Adding selected numbers in drawing texts - counting numbers (GrSelNum).
Tip 11464:How to make a fast Inventor Studio animation without rendering?
Tip 11234:3D relief on model surface in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 11223:Copy multiple DWG drawing texts to the Windows Clipboard.
Tip 10921:The tolerance frame is displayed or printed in different line weight.


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