Learning AutoCAD® 2013
What you'll learn
- Learn basic 2D drawing skills, working with splines and polylines, using layers and objects, organizing objects with groups and blocks, using hatch patterns and gradients, and working with blocks and cross-references
- Learn to create and edit text, dimensioning, using constraints and layouts, printing, editing and importing data, modeling in 3D, and presenting the design
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Learning AutoCAD: A Video Introduction features eight hours of step-by-step video instruction on AutoCAD, Autodesk's industry leading CAD software. Available with closed captioning and viewable on tablets, smartphones, and computers, Learning AutoCAD quickly teaches viewers how to use the software's core features and functions.
Each video chapter begins with a quick overview of the lesson and then immediately moves into an approachable hands-on exercise that readers can follow to gain confidence using the software.
- The interface
- Basic 2D drawing skills
- Editing entities
- Working with splines and polylines
- Using layers and objects
- Organizing objects with groups and blocks
- Using hatch patterns and gradients
- Working with blocks and cross-references
- Creating and editing text
- Using constraints and layouts
- Editing and importing data
- Modeling in 3D
- Presenting the design
About the presenter: Scott Onstott (Whaletown, Canada) is a consultant, former university professor, author, and independent video producer with more than 12 years of experience teaching and writing about AutoCAD. He's a frequent contributor to such popular industry websites as AECBytes.com, and he has authored several books and training videos. video2brain is an online video training company with more than nine years of video production experience.
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Who this course is for:
- Beginner to Advanced AutoCAD users
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