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AutoCAD/Outline Text with Solid Fill


dazataz wrote at 2013-08-22 13:45:20
You can simply control Transparency of Tet by placing it on a Layer for itself, Setting a Transparency level of around 75-85% inside the Layer Dialog box for the text layer and lastly by turning "Plot Transparency" on when Plotting.

omizam wrote at 2015-09-24 20:37:51
Sometimes it may be the viewport itself, you can select the viewport and go to properties...Shadeplot should be set to "As Displayed" also.


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I can address all 2-D questions and some 3-D questions. I do programming in AutoLISP if it doesn`t involve solid modeling. I can also address menu customization issues and can help you find answers to questions I can`t answer by taking your question directly to Autodesk via their newsgroups.


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