Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

RE: Autocad and MS Word Problem

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Microsoft quote:

"What you call an annoyance, we call a feature."


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Windows/admin/polhemwl  On Behalf Of Bill Polhemus
> Sent:	Tuesday, July 07, 1998 12:14 PM
> To:	'seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org'
> Cc:	'jcjones(--nospam--at)pell.net'
> Subject:	RE: Autocad and MS Word Problem
> 
> Yeah.  What you do is go to the next section heading (in this case
> "Masonry") and right-mouse-button (RMB) click.  Select "Bullets and
> Numbering" from the pop-up.
> 
> At the bottom there should be a little radio-button that says "Restart
> Numbering."  Make sure that is shown selected.  Then click on "OK".
> 
> The section should then renumber.
> 
> Don't know why this changed with the new version of MS Word, but there
> ya go.
> 
> Ain't Microsoft Grand?
> 
> BTW, greetings to Pell City, from a guy from Birmingham (now in
> Houston).
> 
> 	-----Original Message-----
> 	From:	John Cannon Jones [SMTP:jcjones(--nospam--at)pell.net]
> 	Sent:	Tuesday, July 07, 1998 1:46 PM
> 	To:	'seaoc'
> 	Subject:	Autocad and MS Word Problem
> 
> 	For our general notes we have a MS Word file with everything
> that we
> 	typically run into.  Things that don't apply to a particular
> problem are
> 	deleted and the remainder is cut and pasted into Autocad's
> mtext.  I
> 	recently got a new computer and this method hasn't worked quite
> right since.
> 	We use MS Word in lieu of a text file so that Word will
> re-number what we
> 	delete.
> 
> 	Here's how the text appears in MS Word and how it used to appear
> in acad.
> 
> 	Reinforced Concrete
> 	1.   text
> 	2.   text
> 	3.   text
> 	4.   text
> 
> 	Masonry
> 	1.   text
> 	2.   text
> 	3.   text
> 	4.   text
> 
> 	Here is how it looks once it is cut and pasted into acad.  Note
> that
> 	everything is numbered correctly is Word.
> 
> 	Reinforced Concrete
> 	1.
> 	2.
> 	3.
> 	4.
> 
> 	Masonry
> 	5.
> 	6.
> 	7.
> 	8.
> 
> 	Notice that once the text is inserted into autocad the numbering
> is changed.
> 	Having to go back and renumber about 50 lines is kind of a pain.
> 
> 	Does anyone have any advice.
> 
> 	Thanks,
> 
> 	John Jones, EIT
> 	Pell City, AL
>