FindMeXYZ

FindMeXYZ

Win32 and 64, English

LexmanCAD
Dynamically annotate coordinates along the path of a variety of Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2D and 3D objects.

General Usage Instructions

To begin the command, click the ribbon icon or type FINDMEXYZ and hit enter at the command line.

Next, the user will be prompted to select an entity, this can be a 2d object, a polyline, or a 3dpolyline.

The annotation text will change as the cursor is moved. The point being annotated is indicated by an arrow. The point being annotated is the closest point between the cursor and the selected object. For precision, zoom in on the cursor to select the point that you wish to annotate. When the point that you wish to annotate is indicated by the arrow, lock this point by performing a left click.

At any time during the command, the following keyboard input can be used:

  -/+ : DECREASE/INCREASE text size

  [/] : DECREASE/INCREASE arrow head size

  </> : DECREASE/INCREASE text rotation

   1  : TOGGLE text alignment

   2  : TOGGLE box around text

   3  : CYCLE arrow attachment point

   4  : CYCLE text content

When you are satisfied with the appearance of the annotation, left click once more to place the annotation text and exit the command.

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Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

FINDMEXYZ

Click on the ribbon icon or type FINDMEXYZ at the command line to begin the command. The user will then be prompted to select an AutoCAD object on which to begin dynamically annotating. Refer to the general usage instructions for a list of keyboard commands that can be used at this time, when you are satisfied with your annotation left click once to lock the arrow indicator and a second time to place the annotation text and exit the command.

Installation/Uninstallation

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

When annotating in 3Dimensions, the elevation of the cursor will be adjusted by FindMeXYZ to allow pinpointing coordinates of a 3D polyline.

Known Issues

None

Contact

Company Name: LexmanCAD
Support Contact: devnull240@gmail.com

Author/Company Information

LexmanCAD

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.0.0

Added 2018 support.
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