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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 www.cadstudio.cz/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 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.
Tip 11146:Metric linetypes by ISO and complex linetypes for utilities.
Tip 10790:Long text is not wrapped automatically to 2 lines in my title block.


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