Advice 1: How to install a font in autocad

When making drawings in autocad text labels, not always convenient to use a fontthat is installed by default. Therefore, the program provides the possibility to choose arbitrary fonts. You can set any parameters fonta, starting from the headset and size, finishing weight, character width and angle of the letters.
How to install a font in autocad
You will need
  • AutoCAD
Instruction
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For writing of the text fontof ω with the necessary options to create a text style. Create a new text style start with the activation dialog box Text Style (Text style). To do this, use the command line enter and run the command STYLE or -STYLE) or select the Text Style (Text style) in the tab Format on the menu bar.
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To activate the dialog New Text Style (text style), click New. Enter the new style name and click the OK button. The length of the style name must not exceed 255 characters, spaces allowed. After clicking OK the program will return to the dialog box Text Style, where you can specify all the characteristics of a new text style.
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The name of the fontand select from the drop-down list Font Name fonta), clicking on it with mouse button. On the preview pane, which is located in the same dialog box, you can see a sample of the font. If the selected font supports a variety of font styles (italic, bold, and so on), you can select one from the drop-down list the Font Style (Font style).
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Window Size specify the height of the font. If you create a style you will assign the height of a zero value, the height value will be requested when activating the TEXT command (TEXT) or DTEXT (DTEXT).
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The program also provides the ability to create special effects text style: orientation, compression and stretching, the angle of the characters. The values of these parameters are set by setting check marks in the appropriate boxes - Upside down (Upside down), Backwards (Right to left), Vertical, Width Factor(Degree), Oblique Angle (tilt Angle). A sample of the fontand has effect appears in the preview panel.
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After installing all of the style settings, click Apply and the newly created style becomes the current font of the entered text will appear in accordance with the parameters you asked.
Note
How to scale a drawing without changing its size? Sometimes there are situations when you need to scale the drawing (the smaller side), but so that after scaling its values, its size remains the same. To explode the dimensions before scaling by using the tool "Divide" ("Blow up" in older versions of autocad) on the control panel, "Edit", and then carry out scaling.

Advice 2: How to install autocad

AutoCAD system developed by Autodesk, is a leader in the world of software and computer-aided design. AutoCAD is widely used in various fields of human activities such as industrial and civil construction, engineering, cartography, GIS. Let's consider step by step the process of installation of this system on the example of AutoCAD Map 3D 2011.
How to install autocad
You will need
  • Administrator of the personal computer on which you will install AutoCAD.
  • Serial number – it should be printed on the package AutoCAD. If you upgrade an earlier version of AutoCAD you want to use its serial number. It can also be found on the relevant package, or to learn menu AutoCAD items Help → About.
Instruction
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Installing AutoCAD is made by the installer, which either starts automatically or you need to find the root directory of the CD-ROM file Setup.exe and to run it. After initialization, the screen will appear the menu shown in figure "Start menu". Select "Install Products" (Installation products).
Start menu
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On the next page are invited to select which is included in the product package we want to install.
How to install <strong>autocad</strong>
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Further suggested reading and adoption (or rejection) of the License agreement.
License agreement
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The following page is a short questionnaire: name, surname and the name of the organization who purchased the system. Just below you need to choose whether you want to install AutoCAD on a trial period of 30 days or willing to enter the serial number and key printed on the package. After filling in the required fields, click Next.
Product information and user
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Before starting the installation process you are invited to check the settings and configure each installed product individually. To change the installation options and the components need to choose in the drop down menu "Select a product to configure" (Select product to configure the product and click "Configure" (Configure).
How to install <strong>autocad</strong>
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If you decide to change the installation settings and click "Configure", then first you will be prompted to choose the type of your license Stand-alone license (Standalone license) or Network license (Network license). If you decide not to change anything, this and the next four paragraphs the user can skip.
Select the type of license
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Clicking "Next" you will see the page shown in the figure. Here you are asked to choose installation type: "Typical" (Normal) or "Custom" (Custom). If you do not have knowledge about the structure and AutoCAD are not targeting the purpose of its components, it is recommended to choose the regular option. If you choose "Typical", it will set the component set to "default". You can only change: to set or not the component is "Express Tools". Following is to choose to place on the desktop shortcut and where to install AutoCAD.
How to install <strong>autocad</strong>
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Installation type "Custom" implies knowledge of the user which components he will need, and what - not. In the appeared window "Select features to install" you can select them, removing or putting, boxes present in the feature pack. Displays a brief description of the "Feature description" is currently selected component.
How to install <strong>autocad</strong>
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On following page you can choose whether you want the installation process to install the package(s) fixes "Service Pack", if it exists and/or is available for download. If you select 'Include Service Pack from Autodesk.com" then the install program will check its availability on the website of the manufacturer. If found to be available to download packages, the list is displayed in a small window below this menu item. Opposite the name of each package to spell its size and there is a button "Download" (Download). After clicking "Download" you will be shown the process of downloading, which, if successful completion, be replaced with a green checkmark. The fix pack can also be taken from the physical disk on the local computer or local network. For this you need to select "Include Service packs from local drive or local network. The last item in this menu allows you to refuse the installation of any hotfix package Do not include Service Pack". When finished with the selection in this menu, press the "Next"button.
How to install <strong>autocad</strong>
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Completing the installation settings by pressing the "Complete Configuration" (configuration is complete). By pressing it we go back to step 5 of our instructions.
How to install <strong>autocad</strong>
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If the installation options suit you, then click "Install" (Install).
How to install <strong>autocad</strong>
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If the installation is successful, the screen will be displayed with the appropriate message "Installation Complete" and click "Finish".
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When you first start AutoCAD will require you to activate the license. This can be done via the Internet (manufacturer's recommended), by phone, mail or Fax. The appropriate form will be provided to you.
How to install <strong>autocad</strong>
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