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How to draw frame around a text entity?

A - answer You can draw frames around existing text objects in your drawing (textbox).

Make sure you have the latest Express Tools installed. Use the TCIRCLE command or add the following macro to your toolbar:

^C^C_SELECT;_AUTO;\_TCIRCLE;_P;;$M=$(getvar,DIMGAP);_R;_V;
You can also use the TOLERANCE command (your text in datum identifier, frame resizes automatically).
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See also:
Tip 14039:How to display the total volume or surface of 3D solids in DWG?
Tip 13938:ModDXF - utility for bulk modification/display of internal DXF properties in DWG entities.
Tip 13824:How to export OBJ including materials, textures from Inventor?
Tip 13805:Projecting/embossing a profile on a curved surface in Fusion 360.
Tip 13788:Green square - mathematical charade and parametric constraints in AutoCAD.


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