New Replace Font command in PCD7.0.5
How do I replace one font family (e.g. Arial) for another (e.g. Helvetica)?
PowerCADD 7.0.5 and Mac OS? X Tiger or Leopard (10.5.2 or newer recommended)
Engineered Software issued an update to PowerCADD 7 for Mac OS X Leopard compatibility as we noted in this article. As part of addressing a font substitution issue in Leopard the update added a new menu item (
The uses for this new menu item go beyond addressing the OS X font substitution issue. Imagine being able to globally change your mind after entering all the text in your drawing in one font type, and quickly change it to another. How about changing all the text from an Imported *.DWG? file in one shot. There are several possible uses, all of which are real time savers!
What To Do
To use the
Text Menu > Replace Font...
Replace Fontdialog will open as pictured below. Font to Findcontains a list of all fonts currently used in your document. Click on the first font name in that popup list and selected the desired font that is going to be replaced.
Replace Withlist contains a list of all fonts available in Mac OS X. Click on the first font name in that popup list and select the desire font to be used as a replacement.
Replace Alland all fonts are updated in the drawing.
You might notice a delay in the dialog box opening because it's checking the fonts used in your drawing so it can generate the appropriate
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