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Undocumented alignment code for linetype generation.

A - answer If you encounter problems with the method (alignment) of linetype generation (dashed segments in corners, dashes in dotted line, etc.) you can try to use an undocumented alignment code in the linetype definition (.LIN file) - instead of "A" use "S". E.g.:

*DASHED,Dashed __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ _
S, 12.7, -6.35
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18.7.2005    11112x  
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See also:
Tip 10028:My linetype does not reverse. Why?
Tip 8460:Unusual AutoCAD linetypes - from Microstation RSC files.
Tip 8172:I have multiple copies of AutoCAD definition files. Which one will be loaded?
Tip 7833:How to change the default .LIN file for loading linetypes?
Tip 7481:Dotted and arrow linetypes.

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