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Anonymous
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Hi,

Is it possible to do curved text in AC 9?
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yes

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Anonymous
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Hi, Mr. Jepsen. Thkx for Ur reply, but more detailed explanations on how to do curved text would be much appreciated.

Thanks again.
I didn't say there was a GOOD way.

http://www.objectsonline.com/arc/default.tpl
Iniversal 3D Text. $20.00

You can also import the text from Word or other programs that can make curved text better and import it as an image.

If its just a few words you could make individual letters and rotate them to match your curve. If you do this I suggest you make one letter and use the multiply-rotate-distribute feature to get a uniform curve and then edit each letter. Its much faster.

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Anonymous
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Steve wrote:
http://www.objectsonline.com/arc/default.tpl
Do U mean I have to buy an add-ons?
Objects Online also has an add-on for $15.00 that is called Text Radial 3D.

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Anonymous
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not sure if this is what you're after

http://perso.wanadoo.fr/archilib.od/

but it is free

bill
Karl Ottenstein
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oops2 wrote:
Is it possible to do curved text in AC 9?
There are so many interpretations of "curved text" (half a dozen in my mind anyway), that perhaps you could show an image of what you want to produce?

Karl
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giza
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hi don't know if this would help but i downloaded this from www.archicado.com

giza
Gezim Radoniqi | Architect | BIM Manager @ 4MGroup
ArchiCAD user since version 6
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Anonymous
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Karl wrote:
oops2 wrote:
Is it possible to do curved text in AC 9?
There are so many interpretations of "curved text" (half a dozen in my mind anyway), that perhaps you could show an image of what you want to produce?

Karl
Thanks for Ur helps.

For example I must indicate the sea high water level on a site plan. I want the text to follow the path of a spline.