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CAD software Explode Text 4 Command line: EXPLODETEXT, TXTEXP

You can explode text, to convert it into individual elements – solids (for TrueType texts if TEXTFILL=1 or Text=Filled in command options), polylines (for TrueType texts if TEXTFILL=0 or Text=Boundary in command options) or lines and polylines for SHX fonts. During the command, you can set different exploding options.

If you start Explode command with preselected texts – command will process with previous (or default) settings.



Additional options for object selection.


Text explode settings:




Select created objects after explode:

       Yes              - Select created objects after explode.

       No                - Do not select created objects after explode.

       Exit             - Return to Settings.


Keep or Erase source text:

       Erase - Erase source texts.

       Keep   - Keep source texts.

       Exit   - Return to Settings.


Specify object properties source:

       Original      - Keep original text properties.

       Current        - Use current drawing settings.

       Exit             - Return to Settings.


Fill settings for TrueType texts:

       Boundary      - Create closed polylines.

       Filled         - Create solids.

       textFill      - As displayed, if TEXTFILL=1 – create solids, if TEXTFILL=0 create polylines.

       Exit             - Return to Settings.


Return to object selection.

Command prompts:

Select text object for explode or [?/Settings]:

Choose Settings.


Command settings [Autoselect/Source/Properties/Text/Exit] <Exit>

Specify desired settings. Then choose Exit or press Enter.

Select text object for explode or [?/Settings]:

Select text objects for explode, then press ENTER.


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