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How to change letter spacing in AutoCAD text?

A - answer You can control MText letter spacing (tracking, distance between characters) using the \Tn; control code. Try e.g. to enter text:
\T2;wide spacing\T1;normal\T1.2;widertext
- please note you have to use other MText editor than the internal (set MTEXTED temporarily to e.g. notepad.exe, or to MtEdit.exe from Download).

In higher versions of AutoCAD you can use the standard internal text editor and its context ribbon "Text editor" - its function Formatting > Tracking (the a.b icon).

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See also:
Tip 13938:ModDXF - utility for bulk modification/display of internal DXF properties in DWG entities.
Tip 13622:Bulk import pages from a multi-page PDF into AutoCAD.
Tip 12863:Do you know the difference among the fonts ISOCP, ISOCP2 a ISOCP3?
Tip 12803:How to add double line-spacing to AutoCAD paragraphs?
Tip 11867:Interactively adjust character spacing in AutoCAD texts.

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