Background Mask

Background Mask

Win32 and 64, English

Lee Mac Programming
Manipulate the background mask properties of a selection of MText and MLeaders.

General Usage Instructions

Upon issuing the command syntax BMASK at the AutoCAD® command-line, the user is prompted to make a selection of one or more MText and MLeader objects for which to alter the background mask settings. Following a valid selection, the program will display a dialog interface permitting the user to toggle the use of the background mask simultaneously for all objects in the selection, and furthermore change the mask offset and mask colour. If the setting for Transparency is enabled, the background mask will use the current drawing background colour.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Prompts the user for a selection of MText or MLeader objects and displays a dialog through which the user may modify the properties of the background mask for all objects in the selection.


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) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


Added 2017 support


Added 2016 support

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