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- ‘Normal non-annotative text is always displayed at any viewport scale, just as in AutoCAD 2007 and earlier.’
- ‘Is there a way to make annotative text, when selected, not to see all the scales of it as a shadow (one next to each other)?’
- ‘In the last post we looked at how to add a new annotative scale to an AutoCAD drawing. In this post we'll look at what's needed to make an object annotative.’
- ‘Any text, dimension, leader, hatch pattern, block, or attribute can now be defined as annotative.’
- ‘Some languages, such as Perl and Python, have objects which can contain arbitrary key-value pairs, and it therefore looks at first glance like it ought to be possible to write simple annotative code in Perl or Python.’
- ‘When you redefine a style or definition to be annotative or non-annotative, existing objects that reference that style or definition are not automatically updated to reflect the annotative property of the style or definition.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.