Some useful tricks to cut/copy & paste text from word to AutoCad and Revit

Joe Eichenseer, a Building Solutions Team Manager with IMAGINiT Technologies, has presented some useful tricks on how to cut/copy & paste text from a doc file to AutoCad and Revit.

Several Students as well as clients always face problems while going to cut & paste text properly from Microsoft Word into AutoCAD & Revit, and vice versa.

If anyone follows the general process like highlight text in Word, and then just paste it into AutoCAD or Revit, he/she may not get desired results.

In AutoCAD, one will receive non-editable raster text having a white background. In Revit, it seems that paste function will not work. The easiest way to have vector text to paste properly is to turn on a text box prior to copy or paste the text.

Maintain the following processes to Copy Text properly from Microsoft Word into AutoCAD or Revit:

  • Highlight the text in Word & COPY to Clipboard (shortcut key CNTRL+C).
  • In either AutoCAD or Revit go with the TEXT command.
  • To initiate the text box, click the mouse in the drawing area.
  • Paste the text into the text box (shortcut key CNTRL+V).

Process for copying Text properly from AutoCAD or Revit into Microsoft Word:

  • In AutoCAD or Revit, to turn on the text box, double click on the text box from where one likes to copy from.
  • Highlight the text within the activated text box, and COPY to Clipboard (shortcut key CNTRL+C).
  • Paste into Microsoft Word (shortcut key CNTRL+V).

Some useful tricks to cut/copy & paste text from word to AutoCad and Revit

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Published By

Arka Roy

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