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How to move text entities to the Z-elevation by their text value.

A - answer You have text labels (entities) like "284.4", "731.11" on given locations in your drawing and you want to individually move (displace) these texts to Z coordinates corresponding to their text values (Z=284.4, etc.).

For this you can use the free TEXT2ELEV utility available on

In case of block attributes you can use e.g. Excellink.

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17.7.2006    12623x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture ·

See also:
Tip 11076:Reading 3D point matrix from a CSV file.
Tip 11074:How to convert a 2D polyline to 3D or vice-versa?
Tip 11054:Difference volume (3D solid) between two TIN surfaces (sets of coordinates)
Tip 10709:How to create a profile from imported XYZ points in Fusion 360?
Tip 10682:Automatic classification of drawing objects by their properties.

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