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Remove Background Masking from Mtext
Tip# 3893 By Leland Leahy On 18-May-2012
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Categories : Multiline Text
Software type : AutoCAD 2013
Rename File To : DeMask.lsp,__MACOSX/,__MACOSX/._DeMask.lsp
Remove the background mask from all mtext in an AutoCAD drawing.

This is a simple but powerful LISP routine from Leland Leahy. It will remove the background mask from all mtext in an AutoCAD drawing. To use it, load the LISP routine and type in the command Demask. That's it — there is no selection to make. The LISP code selects all the mtext in the drawing, and removes the background mask if it exists. If you run this routine and there is no mtext, or no mtext with masking applied, it won't harm anything. You could easily modify the code to ask for a selection set also, if this meets your needs.


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Comment by Fournier Jr CTS,George V
Posted on 2012-05-29 12:42:40
Very cool. I just tweaked it to actually ADD the background mask for times that we need to add it to all of the text that may not have it already. Thanks!