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AutoCAD 2D Drafting and Annotation: The Complete Guide

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AutoCAD 2D Drafting and Annotation The Complete Guide is designed to give you a solid understanding of AutoCAD features and capabilities. Every course is designed to use all learning styles from text, audio, video, interactivity, quizzes and practical “Let Me Try” examples.

You’ll follow a workflow-based approach that mirrors the development of projects in the real world, learning 2D drawing skills, editing entities, working with splines and polylines, using layers, creating and editing text, dimensioning, and creating blocks.

Course Outline:

  1. New For AutoCAD
    • General updates
    • Drawing compare
    • Document improvements
    • Layer enhancements
  2. Introduction to AutoCAD
    • Introducing AutoCAD
    • Getting started with AutoCAD
  3. Starting with Sketching
    • Drawing lines
    • Creating other 2D objects
    • AutoCAD polylines
    • Adding points
  4. Working with Drawing Aids
    • Drawing aids
    • More drawing aids
  5. Editing Sketched Objects
    • Editing Sketched Objects
    • Duplicating objects
    • Separating and Joining Sketched Objects
    • More editing tools
  6. Layers
    • Working with layers
    • Layer tools
  7. Editing Sketched Objects – II
    • Object properties
    • Utilizing grips
  8. Creating Text and Tables
    • Annotative Objects
    • Creating Text
    • Using Tables
    • More text tools
  9. Dimensioning and detailing your drawings
    • Dimensioning
    • More dimensioning
    • Working with True Associative Dimensions
    • Adding leaders
  10. Editing Dimensions
    • Editing Dimensions Using Editing Tools
    • Editing Dimensions Part 2
  11. Dimension Styles
    • Dimension Styles
    • Using dimension styles
  12. Adding Constraints to Sketches
    • Constraints in a Sketch
    • Dimensions, parameters and equations
  13. Hatching Drawings
    • Hatching Basics
    • Modifying Hatch Properties
  14. Paper Space 
    • Paper space layouts
    • Adding viewpoirts
    • Working with viewports
    • Layout tools
  15. Plotting Drawings
    • Plotting Drawings In AutoCAD
    • Plot Styles and page setups
    • Publishing to other File Types
  16. Template Drawings
    • Templates
    • Customizing Templates
  17. Working with Blocks
    • Working with Blocks
    • Inserting and Modifying Blocks
    • Changing Blocks
  18. Dynamic blocks
    • Building dynamic blocks
  19. AutoCAD sheet sets
    • An introduction to sheet sets
    • Build a sheet set
    • Sheet set views
  20. AutoCAD and A360
    • AutoCAD in the Cloud
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