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Learning AutoCAD 2014 Drawing Essentials

Course Summary

Get started using AutoCAD now with this concise course taught by a leading AutoCAD expert.

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    Course Syllabus

    • Getting Started with AutoCAD
      • Introduction to Section 1
      • Understanding How Tools are Organized
      • Using the Application Menu
      • Using the Quick Access Toolbar
      • Understanding Ribbon Fundamentals
      • Introducing the Drawing Aid Tools
      • Working Within the Drawing Window
      • Understanding Model and Layout Tabs
      • Understanding File Tabs
      • Typing Commands
      • Starting a New Drawing from a Template File
      • Saving Drawings Using SAVE and QSAVE
      • Understanding the In-Canvas Viewport Controls
      • Understanding the Navigation Bar
      • Understanding the UCS Icon
      • Section Review: Getting Started with AutoCAD
    • Creating Simple 2D Objects
      • Introduction to Section 2
      • Drawing Lines Using the Command Line
      • Drawing Lines Using Dynamic Input
      • Drawing Lines Using the Right-Click Menu
      • Repeating the Last Command
      • Understanding Command Option
      • Drawing Rectangles
      • Using the Undo and Redo Commands
      • Drawing Circles Using Radius and Diameter
      • Drawing 2 Point and 3 Point Circles
      • Drawing Circles Using the TTR and TTT Options
      • Drawing Arcs
      • Drawing Arcs by Specifying 3 Points
      • Erasing Objects by Picking
      • Selecting Objects by Window and Crossing
      • Selecting Objects Using Implied Selection
      • Section Review: Creating Simple 2D Objects
    • Controlling Drafting Settings
      • Introduction to Section 3
      • Understanding Coordinate System Concepts
      • Using Absolute Coordinates
      • Using Relative Coordinates
      • Understanding Drawing Units and Angle Measurements
      • Using Direct Distance Entry and Dynamic Input
      • Understanding Object Snap Concepts
      • Understanding Running Object Snaps
      • Using the Object Snap Overrides
      • Section Review: Controlling Drafting Settings
    • Managing Layers
      • Introduction to Section 4
      • Introducing Layer Concepts
      • Establishing the Current Layer
      • Understanding the On and Off Layer States
      • Controlling the Layer Color
      • Introducing the Layer Properties Manager Palette
      • Controlling the Linetype of a Layer
      • Controlling the Viewport Freeze Layer State
      • Creating a New Layer
      • Section Review: Managing Layers
    • Controlling Object Properties
      • Introduction to Section 5
      • Understanding ByLayer and Object Property Concepts
      • Setting the Color ByLayer
      • Setting the Linetype ByLayer
      • Setting the Lineweight ByLayer
      • Modifying Properties Using the Property Panel and Layer Panel
      • Modifying Properties Using the Quick Property Palette
      • Modifying Properties Using the Properties Palette
      • Section Review: Controlling Object Properties
    • Working with Complex Objects
      • Introduction to Section 6
      • Understanding Polyline Property Concepts
      • Drawing Polyline Line Segments
      • Drawing Polyline Arc Segments
      • Drawing Polylines with Variable Width
      • Drawing Polylines Using Option Combinations
      • Editing Polylines Using the Close and Open Options
      • Editing Polylines to Join Selected Segments
      • Converting Lines into Polylines
      • Section Review: Working with Complex Objects
      • Course Conclusion

Course Fee:
USD 24

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1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Data Centre Management and Development & Implementations Community

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