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How to draw frame around a text entity?

A - answer You can draw frames around existing text objects in your drawing (textbox).

Make sure you have the latest Express Tools installed. Use the TCIRCLE command or add the following macro to your toolbar:

^C^C_SELECT;_AUTO;\_TCIRCLE;_P;;$M=$(getvar,DIMGAP);_R;_V;
You can also use the TOLERANCE command (your text in datum identifier, frame resizes automatically).
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4.5.2004    25715x   FAQ  
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See also:
Tip 10921:The tolerance frame is displayed or printed in different line weight.
Tip 10628:Ugly (jaggy) TrueType texts in DWG drawing.
Tip 10521:Controlling size of 3D model by changing drawing dimensions in Inventor.
Tip 10514:PDF published from AutoCAD 2016 has rectangles displayed around texts.
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.


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