CAD Software,like Autocad，ZWCAD.How to Set the Text Style in CAD Software?
All the texts dimensioned in ZWCAD have their own text style. This section is mainly about what is and how to set the font, text style.
Font and Character style
The font is composed of letters or Chinese characters with the same structure rule. English characters have the Roman, Romantic, Complex, Italic font etc.Chinese characters have the Arial, bold,regular front etc. ZWCAD 2010 offers various fonts including the *.ttf front under the directory of window system and the *.shx font support for large fonts and Western under the directory of ZWCAD 2010.
The user can define the text style with fonts, character size, Obliquing Angle, the text direction and so on according to their own needs. In ZWCAD 2010 graphics, each dimension text has its specific text style, and the character size is determined by the character height and width.
8.1.2 set the text style
1 command format
Keyboard: Style/Ddstyle (ST)
Ribbon : [format] > [text]
The Style is used to set the text style, including the parameters such as Fonts, the Height of Text, Width, Obliquing Angle, the Text Direction and so on.
Execute the Style command and then a "font style" dialog will appear.
Define the fhss front as the new style. The following prompts are displayed.
Readers can set up other text styles according to their preferences. The explanations of each option in dialog box(8-1) are as follows:
The style name: Here you can select one of the defined styles or click the [new] button to create a new style from the drop-down dialog box.
New: Click the button, enter a style name for the new text style. Click OK
Rename: This is used to change the name of one defined style. Select the style you want to change, enter a new style name in the “rename the text style” dialog box, and then click [OK]button.
Delete: remove the specific style in the drop-down list on the left. Click the [delete] button and then the system will be prompted to delete the style, click the [OK] button to delete the style and [cancel] to retrieve.
Text style: the region is used to set the current font, font format, font height. The contents are as follows:
Font name: The Windows system TrueType (TTF) font and the fronts carried by ZWCAD 2010 itself are listed in the drop-down list box. The user can select one as the current font.
Font type: regular, bold, italic font etc.
The user can choose any style as the current font style.
Big font: selecting this check box, the user can use the Big front definite type.
Height: the text edit box is used to set the character height.
Width factor: Expansion or compression of the characters. 1 for normal; >1 for expansion; <1 for compression.
Obliquing angle: Slant of the characters. If the default above 0 degrees, the character is skewed to the right; Conversely, if the default less than 0 degrees, the character is tilted to the left.
Backwards: backward text.
Upside down: Upside down text.
Vertical: Vertical or horizontal text.
Preview: The preview of the current font text effect.
After setting up, click [application] button to add the new style into the current graphics. Click the [OK] button to close the dialog box.
1) Each text in the ZWCAD 2010 graphics has its corresponding text style. The default is Standard style, the user needs to set text style previously, and designate it as the current style. Or the system cannot be written according to user specified text style.
2) [Rename] and [Delete] options are invalid to the Standard style. Style used in the graphics cannot be deleted.
3) For each text style, font and text format is unique. That is to say, all the text has the same font and text format under a specific text style. If you want to use different fonts in one graphic, you must define different text styles. For the same font, the character height, width factor, Obliquing angle of text feature set are different. You can change one of the parameters to define different front type.
4) [Change] or [Ddmodify] command can be used to change font, text type, width, height, effect etc of the specific text. Also, you can specify the text you want to modify and click the right mouse button, change the relevant parameters for the properties setting on the shortcut menu.
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