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AutoCAD Intro Tutorials
INTRODUCTION TO 3-D
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Introduction to Customizing AutoCAD
This tutorial shows how to create keyboard shortcuts and customize AutoCAD's menus. This tutorial is part of a free and complete course.
Introduction to Lighting and Rendering
This tutorial shows how to create a rendering in AutoCAD using backgrounds and lighting techniques. This tutorial is part of a free and complete course.
Autocad 2005: Sheet Set Manager
An introduction to using the new Sheet Set Manager functions.
Lesson 4-8: Introduction To System Variables
AutoCAD is a complex program and one of its major selling points is that it is highly customizable. Every user will use AutoCAD differently. Some use icons, some use command line prompts. Each drawing is also different. You may have different text heights, or dimension styles from one drawing to the next. To keep track of these different parameters, AutoCAD uses a large number of system variables to do this.
LESSON 1-3: ASSIGNMENT 2 More Modifying Commands
The previous lesson dealt with drawing commands. This lesson will introduce the common modifying commands. In AutoCAD, you will use modifying commands more often than drawing commands. Now that you know that basics, here`s some more commands to add to your collection.
Keeping Up To Date With Communication Center
AutoCAD 2004 and 2005 introduced a new tool called the Communication Center. It provides a way to make sure that your software is up to date and to bring you the latest information about the software you are using. Things like tips, articles and announcements for the product you are using can be just clicks away. If you haven`t enabled your Communication Center yet you are missing out on valuable information that could help save you time.
Introduction To Autocad Customization
If you`re a messy sketcher like me, then you appreciate how computer software makes your work neater. For too many drafters, that`s all AutoCAD amounts to: a neater drafting machine.
Creating A Hatch Pattern, Part 2
Last lesson, we were introduced to AutoCAD`s hatch patterns and how they work. We created a simple pattern on-the-fly with the Hatch command. This lesson, we dig into the contents of the Acad.Pat file to get a better understanding of how a pattern is constructed.
Over the last few weeks I have been fixing over 100 drawings for a customer and in so doing, have come across several features that IÃ¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢d like to share with you all. If you do repetitive procedures, having a Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“buttonÃ¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ or tool to hit can be very efficient, especially if that tool combines several commands. This month IÃ¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ll introduce custom toolbar fundamentals and weÃ¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ll see where we go from there.
Filters And Settings
In an effort to find a few bright spots in the Layer Properties Manager introduced in AutoCAD 2005, this month I look at a couple workable features in the Filter Tree side of that dialog box. And since very few of us work in a vacuum, somewhere along the line you will receive a drawing using a different plot style table than yours. There`s a very simple solution to that. There`s also a very simple solution to drawing and editing objects without using @distance
Saving Real Estate With Auto-hide Feature For Palettes - Part 1
With the introduction of AutoCAD 2004 they redesigned the Dockable Container. The Dockable Container is the modeless interface that was used for Properties and Design Center when they were introduced back in 2000.
Autocad 2005 Table Review
We have Dimension Styles, Text Styles, and AutoCAD 2005 introduced tables which are optimally implemented by defining a Table Style. Similar to styles relating to text and dimensions, a table style defines the parameters of the table. Tables are great for any number applications: Parts lists, Bill of Materials, Legends, and imported Excel files.
Autocad R13 - 1 - Introduction
This tutorial has been prepared for student studying: ARCH7220 Computer-aided Drafting, and ARCH6205 Architectural Computing 2 at the School of Architecture, University of New South Wales, Australia.
Introduction To Autocad - Index Of Commands
Index of AutoCAD commands.