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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

SHX font mapping for linked DWG files in Revit

"In Revit, the default font is Arial, for example, is therefore the DWG file represent fonts in Arial.
The "shxfontmap.txt" is located at:
C: \ Users \ \ AppData \ Roaming \ Autodesk \ Revit \ Autodesk Revit 2013
First you should make a backup copy of "shxfontmap.txt" are created, they can then be opened with Notepad.
Note: Please do not use software to edit the file, which could change the formatting of text, such as Word.

At the end of the file is then added to "txt.shx Arial" or "Arial italic8.shx" added.

After the names of the SHX once is "Tab" and then use the new font specified."

Google Translate
Autodesk BIM Blog - Darstellung von SHX Schriften f�r DWG Dateien anpassen - Revit Architecture/MEP/Structure 2013

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