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    Arrow Text Tool Scale vs Mtext Scale

    The Text Tool on the Document > Annotation palette uses a tool called _AECDTLANNOLEADERADD to create MText at the current scale set in the Drawing Window Status Bar.

    However, my coworkers and I like to type "MT" to create our mtext. Unfortunately it does not read the scale from the DIMSCALE or wherever the AECDTLANNOLEADERADD gets the scale.

    Has anyone found a work-around or a keyboard shortcut for implementing MText at the Dimscale?

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    Default Re: Text Tool Scale vs Mtext Scale

    Create a custom LISP routine using the defun name C:MT that reads the current annotation text height and drawing scale, sets the product of the two as the default text height and fires up the MTEXT command.
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    Default Re: Text Tool Scale vs Mtext Scale

    By the time you create a workaround, wouldn't it just be easier to use the tool pallette?

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    Default Re: Text Tool Scale vs Mtext Scale

    Unless you wrote it when ADT2004 was current and there was no text tool available.
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