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Editing Annotations

The EditAnnotation command lets you edit different types of Text entities: Notes, SimpleNotes, Dimension text, Leader annotations, BlockAttributes, and BlockAttribute definitions.

To edit text or annotations:

  1. Click Modify > Entity > Annotation (or type EditAnnotation).
  2. In the graphics area, select a Text entity.
  3. Depending on the type of Text or annotation entity you selected, the command displays the appropriate dialog box for editing. If the selected entity:
    • was created using the SimpleNote command, edit the text in-place using the SimpleNote Formatting pop-up toolbar for formatting.
    • was created using the Note command, edit the text in-place using the Note Formatting pop-up toolbar for formatting.
    • is an attribute definition created using the MakeBlockAttribute command, edit the entity in the Edit BlockAttribute dialog box.
    • is a Block with attributes that you can edit with the EditBlockAttribute command, edit the entity in the Edit BlockAttribute Values dialog box.
    • is a Leader created using the Leader or SmartLeader commands, edit the entity in the Edit Note dialog box.
    • is a Dimension, edit the Dimension text in the Edit Note dialog box.

  Use the NoteOptions command to determine whether to edit Notes and SimpleNotes in-place or in a dialog box.


Command: EditAnnotation

Menu: Modify > Entity > Annotation

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