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How to make rotated texts and block attributes "readable"?

A - answer If you rotate drawing texts and blocks with text attributes, some of the texts may stay in an 'unreadable' position (upside-down, upside-right).

The Express Tool TORIENT (Express > Text > Rotate text) can automatically align such texts (or attributes) to be readable. Just select the objects and confirm the default "Most readable" option.

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11.10.2004    20897×  
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See also:
Tip 10958:Extended TCase supports accented characters and small caps.
Tip 10952:All DWG texts in UPPERCASE.
Tip 10015:How to select and modify objects in all layouts of the DWG?
Tip 9516:Automating properties in DWG drawings - hidden gem in Express Tools.
Tip 9265:RENAME on steroids - complex renaming of AutoCAD objects.

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