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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    11566×  
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See also:
Tip 11564:Avoid name collisions between AutoCAD font- and symbol files (SHX).
Tip 11448:Numbered linetypes for line grids.
Tip 11146:Metric linetypes by ISO and complex linetypes for utilities.
Tip 10028:My linetype does not reverse. Why?
Tip 8460:Unusual AutoCAD linetypes - from Microstation RSC files.


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