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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 12926:How to import point coordinates from Excel to AutoCAD?
Tip 12837:RenameCSV - rename layers, blocks, layouts, views, linetypes using Excel tables
Tip 12830:Converting pseudo-tables consisting of lines and texts to TABLE objects in AutoCAD DWGs.
Tip 12421:Wrong units in an imported DXF file.
Tip 12347:Invalid or incomplete DXF input -- drawing discarded.


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