TL Text Along Curve

TL Text Along Curve

Win32 and 64, English

Todor Latev
Interactively positions text characters along lines, polylines, splines, circles, arcs and ellipses.

General Usage Instructions

Launch the program from ribbon/Add-Ins tab or using command TLTextAlongCurve.

Select an MText entity and then a curve. Supported curves are Lines, Polylines, Fitted Polylines, Splines, Arcs, Circles, Ellipses, Elliptical Arcs and Polygons.

Fine tune the end result by adjusting:

 - start position by moving the mouse 

- Text size by pressing Up/Down keys

- Text Spacing by presing +/- keys

- Text Orientation by pressing the F key

- Character rotation by pressing the R key

Final collection of text characters is combined into a single anonimous group object.

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

TLTextAlongCurve

Interactively positions individual text characters along a curved object

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Line curves are handled differently - only some of the adjustment parameters are available in that case, as the text is not broken down into individual characters.

No group is created in that case.

Known Issues

Currently only mtext entities are supported.

Contact

Author/Company Information

Todor Latev

Support Information

For questions/comments/suggestions/bug reports etc please send an email to Todor.Latev@gmail.com.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

2018.9.15

Added 2020 support
Go top