A linetype is a repeating pattern of dashes, dots, and blank spaces displayed in a line or a curve. You assign linetypes to objects either by layer or by specifying the linetype explicitly, independent of layers.

How to create your own linetype

Autocad users can make linetype in autocad drawing without lisp just type in command line MKLTYPE and do the following step as showing in the below video.

Follow the following instruction to make linetype:-

1- Make straight two lines.
2-Put your own text between above two lines.
3-Type mkltype in command line.
4-Hit enter key.
5-Click save.
6-Enter line type name.
7-Enter line line type description of line type.
8-Specify first and second point (start and end).
9-Select all two lines and text.
you can also make linetype by another method by using autocad lisp which it easy and fast

How To Load a Linetype 

LINETYPE at the Command prompt, options are displayed
1- Click Home tab  Properties panel  Linetype drop-down list. 
2- In the Linetype drop-down list, click Other.
3- In the Linetype Manager dialog box, click Load, and use one of the following methods:
  • In the Load or Reload Linetypes dialog box, choose the linetypes to load.
  • In the Load or Reload Linetypes dialog box, click File to open an additional linetype definition (LIN) file, and choose the linetypes to load.

4- Click OK to close each dialog box.

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