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CAD tip CAD tip # 13550:

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Text with automatic label of the layer it lies in.

A - answer With AutoCAD's dynamic text fields, you can create a text that automatically shows the level in which it lies, its size, slant, color, or other property , directly in the drawing. To update the value, you need to regenerate the drawing.

For an example, see the block in the DWG file Block 22415 - SelfAwareText.

With AutoCAD's dynamic text fields you can create text that automatically lists
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Tip 13442:How to easily count the number of certain objects in a DWG drawing in AutoCAD LT?
Tip 12847:How to make transparent mask for raster maps in Autodesk Infraworks?
Tip 12837:RenameCSV - rename layers, blocks, layouts, views, linetypes using Excel tables
Tip 12084:Three methods of adding line lengths in AutoCAD.
Tip 11898:Automatic schedule - number of blocks in a drawing.

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