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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    11984×  
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See also:
Tip 11830:How to influence linetype scale or color for hidden edges in documentation views?
Tip 11788:Invalid number or bad continuation - when creating a linetype.
Tip 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.
Tip 11564:Avoid name collisions between AutoCAD font- and symbol files (SHX).
Tip 11448:Numbered linetypes for line grids.


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