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How To Change The Selected Text Case In BricsCAD, A Comprehensive Guide

Have you ever faced the challenge of changing text case in BricsCAD and found it perplexing? This article is your savior. Whether you’re a designer, engineer, or CAD professional, you’ll learn the built-in methods BricsCAD offers for text case conversion and how the AnyCase App can enhance this experience, making your work more efficient.

What is BricsCAD?

BricsCAD is a powerful CAD software, known for its advanced 2D drawing and 3D modeling capabilities. It’s popular among architects, engineers, and construction professionals for its versatility and compatibility with industry-standard file formats. Common users include civil engineers, architects, designers, and CAD professionals.

Change text case in BricsCAD easily with AnyCase App

Built-in Ways to Change Text Capitalization in BricsCAD

Change Text Case Dialog Box:

  1. Select the text entities you want to change.
  2. Open the Change Text Case dialog box. This can usually be found in the Modify menu or by typing “ChangeCase” in the command line.
  3. In the dialog box, select theOne of the options:
    1. Standard case: Capitalizes the first letter of the first word.
    2. lowercase: Changes all letters of the selected text to lowercase.
    3. UPPERCASE: Capitalizes all letters of the selected text.
    4. Title: Capitalizes the first letter of each word.
    5. tOGGLE cASE: Changes the first letter of each word to lowercase and capitalizes the rest of the letters​​.
  4. Click “OK” to apply the changes.

Text Style Explorer:

In the style properties, there is no direct option to convert text to uppercase. However, AnyCase App We’ll help you here.

  MTEXT:

  1. Start the MTEXT command by typing “MTEXT” in the command line or selecting it from the Draw menu.
  2. Type your text in the MTEXT editor.
  3. Select the text you want to change to uppercase.
  4. Right-click and select “Change Case” > “UPPERCASE” from the context menu,  or use the Text formatting toolbar to convert selected text either uppercase or lowercase as needed

Here the only options available are to convert either to Uppercase or Lowercase, For more options without rewriting use AnyCase.

Creating Text:

  1. Start the TEXT command by typing “TEXT” in the command line or selecting it from the Draw menu.
  2. Use AnyCase to convert existing text, or ensure that your Caps Lock is on to type new text in Uppercase.

How to convert the case of selected text in any BricsCAD Field

This approach will allow you to convert case directly in place using shortcuts, so no dialog is necessary in addition to be able to change the case text in any field, You can do that with AnyCase App, a program dedicated to case conversion that fully supports BricsCAD, let’s go over the steps to do conversions in place:

  1. First get your hands on AnyCase App free version.
  2. Once installed, open BricsCAD, Select the text you want to change.
  3. Utilize AnyCase’s global shortcuts (From the table on this page) or AnyCase App interface.
  4. Done, the text has changed to your selected option.

As long as AnyCase App is open, changing case using shortcuts is always at your fingertips.

Here are some more reasons BricsCAD Users love using AnyCase App:
  • Multiple Capitalization Options: Convert to Uppercase, Lowercase, Sentence case, Title case instantly.
  • Global Shortcuts: Quick and easy text conversions with predefined or custom shortcuts.
  • Context Menu Integration: Right-click to access text conversion options directly.
  • Custom Word Capitalization: Automatically formats specific words to your preference.

Summary

In this guide, we’ve navigated through the essential methods of changing text case in BricsCAD, a key tool for architects, engineers, and designers. From the built-in Change Text Case Dialog Box and MTEXT command, which offer standard and straightforward case conversions, to the nuanced approach of the AnyCase App, we’ve covered the spectrum of options available. The AnyCase App, in particular, stands out for its ability to convert text directly in BricsCAD without the need for dialog boxes, offering global shortcuts and a context menu for quick and efficient case changes.

AnyCase App brings a higher level of efficiency and flexibility. Its diverse capitalization options and user-friendly design make it an invaluable addition for BricsCAD users, streamlining workflow and enhancing productivity. The AnyCase App proves to be more than just a tool; it’s an essential companion for anyone looking to optimize their text case conversion process in CAD projects. To start using it with BricsCAD you can download the latest version here.

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