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Pasted russian text from MS Word displays in AutoCAD as question marks.

A - answer Cyrillic text should work fine in AutoCAD under standard circumstances. Make sure that you do this:

Install the russian language support for your Windows 2000/XP/Vista. Use a standard unicoded font (e.g. Times Roman TTF) containing cyrillic characters. Paste the text into the MText editor (not to DText entities).

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23.7.2004    11059×  

See also:
Tip 12562:How to display cyrillic or special math symbols in a DCL dialog?
Tip 12069:Unicode and DXF files.
Tip 11580:Excel: convert Unicode texts to \U+ codes for AutoCAD
Tip 7520:DWG to PDF problem in an arabic font.
Tip 7164:The NLS files required to convert the text entities...


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