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Introduction to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT

 

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Introduction to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT

Overview

An introduction to techniques for creating, editing and printing drawings with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. This course is aimed at new users of AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT.

Duration

2 Days (9:30am – 4:30pm) Demonstration & Practical Exercises

Prerequisites

Before attending this course delegates should have basic knowledge of drafting and Microsoft® Windows®

Course Outline

Introduction to file formats

  • DWG Drawing Files
  • DWT Template
  • PDF, DWF and DXF

Taking the AutoCAD tour

  • Navigating the working environment
  • Displaying objects

Creating Basic Drawings

  • Inputting Data
  • Creating basic objects
  • Using Polar tracking
  • Using Object snap tracking

Manipulating objects

  • Selecting objects
  • Changing an objects position
  • Copying objects
  • Changing the angle of an object
  • Creating a mirror
  • Creating object patterns
  • Changing an object size

Organization the drawing

  • Using Layers
  • Using Line types
  • Using Line weights
  • Using Colors

Altering Objects

  • Trimming and extending
  • Creating offset
  • Joining objects
  • Creating an curved & angled corners
  • Changing part of an objects shape
  • Annotating the Drawing

    • Creating and editing text
    • Using Tables
    • Using multileaders

    Working with layouts

    • Using layouts
    • Using viewports
    • Using drawing templates

    Dimensioning

    • Creating and editing dimensions

    Reusing content

    • Using Libraries

    Printing and exporting your drawings

    • Printing drawings
    • Saving drawing to PDF and DWF
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