Slide Text

Slide Text

Win32 and 64, English

MDA Plugins
Slides text (DText and MText) along the rotation angle of the individual text entities, it also slides text in relation to either a line, arc or polyline

General Usage Instructions



Specify option [Dynamic/Left/Right/Top/Bottom/Attract/rEpel/Offset]:

  1. Start the command by typing SLIDETEXT from the command line or by clicking the ribbon button.

  2. Specify an option point.
    1. Dynamic – Slides text dynamically
    2. Left – Slides text to the left using the specified distance
    3. Right - Slides text to the right using the specified distance
    4. Top - Slides text to the top using the specified distance
    5. Bottom - Slides text to bottom left using the specified distance
    6. Attract – Slides text towards an object using the specified distance
    7. rEpel – Slides text away from an object using the specified distance
    8. Offset – Slides text to an offset distance of an object



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Starts the SLIDETEXT command


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

There is an issue when using Attract, repel or offset options and when the selected text is outside the extents of the arc, line or polyline selected


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Version History

Version Number Version Description


Added 2017 support
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