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How to export AutoCAD drawing texts to a text file?

A - answer You can copy the texts individually using copy/paste.

To export text from your drawings, you can also use the text translation utility CADstudio TRANS.

An alternative is the Txt2Xls utility (see Download) which exports texts to Excel.

Since AutoCAD version 2008 you can also use the DATAEXTRACTION command and select extraction of text objects (DText, MText) and their properties Value and Contents - to a TXT, CSV, or XLS file (and then e.g. to Word - DOC).

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See also:
Tip 14075:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2025 (import/export/AnyCAD).
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Tip 13855:DBXscanLayers and DBXscanBlocks - bulk report content of DWG files in a folder.
Tip 13824:How to export OBJ including materials, textures from Inventor?
Tip 13766:Edit the Fusion 360 CAM tool library using Excel.


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