Autotext Linked to Drawing in the Layout Book

Have you been looking for a better way to reference a drawing from the layout to a text body or label? The process is a simple one. Select the drawing you want to reference, right click and select “set as Autotext“.

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Next, in your text editor just click the autotext icon and select the previously referenced drawing as the autotext Category. Then place autotext for any available elements related to that drawing; Drawing Name, ID, Layout ID, etc. In the example below I have placed Drawing Name ref. Drawing ID ref. / Layout ID ref. for an automatically linked text label referencing the Typical Wood Siding Base detail.

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