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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    29138×   FAQ  
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See also:
Tip 11780:How to rename layouts by a specific attribute of the title block?
Tip 11776:Export XYZ coordinates of DWG objects from AutoCAD LT.
Tip 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.
Tip 11608:Trim to rectangle - cut out a part of a DWG drawing.
Tip 11492:Adding selected numbers in drawing texts - counting numbers (GrSelNum).


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