SmartDraft Text Tools Trial

SmartDraft Text Tools Trial

Win32 and 64, English

SmartDraft, Inc.
SmartDraft: Text Tools provide an excellent set of productivity tool to add, edit, and manager text and mtext.

General Usage Instructions

Productivity tools for text, mtext, arc text, attributes, and dimensions.


Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Modify text created with text, mtext, attributes, and arc text.


Create text parallel to a selected line segment


Add the prefix "{" and the suffix "}" to selected text.


Add, Subtract, Multiply, and/or divide numeric values of selected text, mtext, or attribute objects.


Add a prefix and/or a suffix to text and attributes.


Rotate text horizontal to the bottom of the screen.


Add the prefix "[" and the suffix "]" to selected text.


Rotate text vertical to the bottom of the screen.


Add the prefix "(" and the suffix ")" to selected text.


Align text parallel to a line segment


Modify the horizontal alignment point of text along the vertical axis determined by the angle of the first selected text.


Create arc text from a selected curve


Swap one text string for another.


Create or replace text with sequential numbers or letters. Optional prefix and/or suffix.


Add the prefix "<" and the suffix ">" to selected text.


Adjust or round the number(s) within text strings.


Copy / Match the source text string to target text string(s).


Create text with the same style, rotation, layer and standard spacing as selected text.


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

NOTE: If you previously installed the Paid version of this software, then you must uninstall it for the Trial version to work properly.

Known Issues


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Version History

Version Number Version Description


Version 18.0.0 released - 3/6/2018 * Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2019 and AutoCAD 2109.


Version 17.0.3 released - 5/15/2017 * Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2018 and Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2018.


Version 16.0.0 released - 4/26/2016 * Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2017, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2017, and Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2017.


Version 15.0.0 released - 4/5/2015

* Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2016, and AutoCAD® 2016.


SmartDraft, Inc. repurchased the SmartDraft product line.
Added Setup Panel in Ribbon.
Added the  Polyline Text command. Alias TPL. This text follows along a polyline, spline, and other curved object.


Version 12.0.0 released - 3/27/2014

* Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2015, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2015, and AutoCAD® 2015.

* Added multiple selection option to the Text Horizontal, Text Vertical, and Text Align Parallel or Tangent commands.

* Added MText support to the Text Export command.

* Fixed an issue with the Text Online command. Dialog did not appear.

* Added Type option of Text or MText to the Planview Small, Medium, and Large, Filled, Shadow, Dashed, Street Main, Lot Regular, Lot Shadowed text and Text Parallel or Tangent commands.

* Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D Point Object Raw Description as Replace object for Text Sequential Numbering.

Version 11.0.0 released - 3/26/2013

* Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D 2014, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2014, and AutoCAD® 2014.

Version 10.0.38 released - 3/19/2013

* Now the menus from all SmartDraft Apps merge into a single SmartDraft tab.

Version 10.0.37 released - 3/8/2013

* Fixed issues with help file and Ribbon interface.

* Fixed issue if a command was exited using the "ESC" key, the command would return an "Automation Error. Key not found".

Version 10.0.35 released - 2/28/2013

* Fixed an issue with the Edit Label command (ED). If a Civil 3D Point was selected in the drawing and it had a null elevation value, the command would error.

Version 10.0.34 released - 2/26/2013

* Fixed an issue with MText, when MText was moved or edited, the background mask was turned on.

Version 10.0.32 released - 2/15/2013

* Released to Autodesk Exchange.

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