Have You Tried: Adding Labels and Callouts With Multileaders

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Multileaders AutoCAD

Some of the most common annotations in a drawing are labels and callouts. These convey various types of information and identifications depending on their content and symbology. The most advanced tool available for creating these types of objects in AutoCAD is the multileader tool and the MLEADER command.

Here are some examples of multileaders that you can create.

labels and callouts with multileaders

Just as the case with text or dimension styles, when you define several multileader styles, you can specify what type of multileader you want to use and then create them efficiently.

Learn more about how to get started using the Multileaders feature by following the step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: Multileaders for Labels and Callouts topic.

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Lee Ambrosius

Lee Ambrosius is a Principal Learning Content Developer at Autodesk, Inc., for the AutoCAD software and AutoCAD LT software products. He works primarily on the CAD administration, customization, and developer documentation. Lee has also worked on the user documentation for AutoCAD on Windows and Mac. He has presented on a wide range of topics at Autodesk University over the past 10 years, from general AutoCAD customization to ObjectARX technology. Lee has authored a number of AutoCAD-related books, with his most recent projects being AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond and AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible. When he’s not writing, you can find him roaming various community forums, posting articles on his blog, or tweeting AutoCAD-related information.

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