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Sketch text on any set of continuous curves or edges (including circles or profiles made up of lines, arcs, or splines on the face of a part) and extrude or cut the text.

If the curve is a sketch entity, or a set of sketch entities, and the sketch text is in the same sketch as the curve, convert the sketch entities to construction geometry.

To sketch text on a part:

  1. Click a face of a part.

    Click Text (Sketch toolbar) or Tools, Sketch Entities, Text.

To create a profile for placing the text, sketch a circle or a continuous profile from lines, arcs, or splines in a sketch, close the sketch, then open another sketch for the text.

  1. In the graphics area, select an edge, curve, sketch, or sketch segment.

    The selected item appears under Curves .

  2. In the PropertyManager, under Text, type the text to display.

    The text appears in the graphics area as you type.

  1. Set the properties in the Sketch Text PropertyManager as necessary.

  2. Click OK .

  1. With the sketch still open, Extrude or Cut the text.

To edit sketch text:

  1. In an open sketch, right-click the text (the pointer changes to when it is over the sketch text) and select Properties.

  2. Edit the text and its properties in the Sketch Text PropertyManager as necessary.

To dissolve sketch text into separate sketch entities:

In an open sketch, right-click the text (the pointer changes to when it is over the sketch text) and select Dissolve sketch text.

The sketch text is converted into non-text sketch entities (for example, lines, arcs, splines, and so on).


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