How to insert a symbol in AutoCAD?(ø,°,Ω)

Learn how to insert symbols in AutoCAD. This GrabCAD tutorial teaches you how to add phase symbols, diametar symbols and even a dia symbol!

  1. Step 1: AutoCAD Symbols

    You are wondering how to find and insert these symbols in AutoCAD?

    Now I am gonna show you, as AutoCAD has plenty of these symbols.

  2. Step 2: Activate Multi-line Text

    You are gonna need to follow carefully what I wrote.

    First thing you need to do is to activate Multiline Text command.

  3. Step 3: Find Symbol

    You are gonna get this window as usual when you want to write some text.

    You are not gonna write anything,follow.

    Press Right click on the text window,then find Symbol.

    You are going to see some regular symbols there like Degrees,Plus/Minus,Diametar.Just click on symbol which you want and it will appear in your text window.

    On the bottom of the dropdown from symbol you can see Other,click that.

  4. Step 4: Search and select a symbol

    You will get this window where you can see many types of symbols.

    To insert symbol from here click on symbol, then Select and then copy.

  5. Step 5: Success!

    Right click on the text window, paste and that is it,that is how inserting symbols in AutoCAD works :) :)

    Karajko CAD

  6. Step 6: In summary

    Inserting symbols in AutoCAD is possible! Here's how it works:

    • Activate Multi-line Text Command
    • Find Symbol
    • Search for the symbol you want and select it
    • Now you have your symbol in AutoCAD!