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How To: Convert the %%d value in DXF-TEXT to a degree symbol

Summary

Steps to convert the DXF-TEXT value from '%%d' to a degree symbol (°) as a result of using DXFARC.

Procedure

The following commands allow you to convert '%%d' to the degree symbol:

Code:
Arc: &SETCHAR &SUBST ^
Arc: ARCEDIT
Arcedit: EDITCOVER <cover> anno.dxf
Arcedit: SELECT $text cn '%%d'
Arcedit: LIST $text
Record $TEXT
4 98%%d

Arcedit: APC
AP: TEXTSYLE TYPESET
AP: QUIT
Arcedit: TEXTSET font.txt
Arcedit: CHANGE $text C/%%d/<degree symbol key sequence>
Arcedit: list $text
Record $TEXT
4 98°
Arcedit: QUIT


Note:
On Windows NT you can use a keyboard sequence to insert a degree symbol.

On your number pad, type:
<Alt> key + 2 + 4 + 8