Have You Tried: Import Styles

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AutoCAD import styles

Every month we receive great feedback and suggestions from our customers for future Have You Tried articles. This feedback is important and factors into discussions for future articles. Thank you, and please keep it coming.  Some of the recent feedback that really stood out to us was around reusing and importing text, dimension, table, and leader styles from another drawing or template. 

In the Have You Tried for this month, we focused on some key workflows to import styles from existing drawings or templates into your current drawing.

These include:

  • Importing styles using DesignCenter
  • Copying styles associated with existing geometry
  • Inserting styles from a template
Import Styles AutoCAD

Learn more about importing styles into your current drawing with step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: Import Styles topic.

Keep the Feedback Coming

Thanks for all the great feedback submitted so far. Because of the great feedback, we have been able to improve the topics in the AutoCAD Online Help system. Updated Help Topics contains a list of the most recently updated topics.

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Lee Ambrosius

Lee Ambrosius is a Principal Learning Content Developer at Autodesk, Inc., for the AutoCAD software and AutoCAD LT software products. He works primarily on the CAD administration, customization, and developer documentation. Lee has also worked on the user documentation for AutoCAD on Windows and Mac. He has presented on a wide range of topics at Autodesk University over the past 10 years, from general AutoCAD customization to ObjectARX technology. Lee has authored a number of AutoCAD-related books, with his most recent projects being AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond and AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible. When he’s not writing, you can find him roaming various community forums, posting articles on his blog, or tweeting AutoCAD-related information.

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