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How to change letter spacing in AutoCAD text?

A - answer You can control MText letter spacing (tracking, distance between characters) using the \Tn; control code. Try e.g. to enter text:
\T2;wide spacing\T1;normal\T1.2;widertext
- please note you have to use other MText editor than the internal (set MTEXTED temporarily to e.g. notepad.exe, or to MtEdit.exe from www.cadstudio.cz/download).

In higher versions of AutoCAD you can use the standard internal text editor and its context ribbon "Text editor" - its function Formatting > Tracking (the a.b icon).

ACAD2000LTADTMDTMap
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