AddText Method

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Creates a single line of text.


VBA: RetVal = object.AddText(TextString, InsertionPoint, Height)

VL : RetVal = (vla-AddText object TextString InsertionPoint Height)

(vla-AddText mspace thestring (vlax-3d-point apt) ht)

  • Object : ModelSpace Collection, PaperSpace Collection, Block
    The object or objects this method applies to.

  • TextString : String; input-only
    The actual text to be displayed.

  • InsertionPoint : Variant (three-element array of doubles); input-only
    The 3D WCS coordinates on the drawing where the text is placed.

  • Height : Double; input-only
    The height of the text. Must be a positive number.

  • RetVal : Text object
    The newly created Text object.

Example :

(defun c:al-addText ()


(setq mspace (vla-get-modelspace 

	(setq apt (getpoint "\nInsertion Point: "))

	(setq thestring (getstring T "\nText : "))

	(setq ht (getreal "\nHeight : "))

	(setq thetext (vla-AddText mspace thestring 
                                (vlax-3d-point apt) ht))



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