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INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD – PART 7 – CONTROLLING THE DRAWING DISPLAY

KEY CONCEPTS

  • USING PAN AND ZOOM
  • ZOOM WINDOW
  • FULL VIEW
  • SCALE A VIEW
  • AERIAL VIEW
  • MODEL AND PAPER SPACE
  • CREATING VIEWPORTS

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To gain an understanding of how to view a drawing completely or enlarged in AutoCAD.

Previous lessons:

Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 1
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 2 – Organising your drawing setup
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 3 – Using coordinate system
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 4 – Creating objects
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 5 – Editing objects
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 6 – Using object snaps

Next Lesson:

  • DIMENSIONING IN AUTOCAD

7 June 2010 Posted by | AutoCAD Introduction | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD – PART 6 – USING OBJECT SNAPS

KEY CONCEPTS

  • USING ORTHO MODE
  • SETTING OBJECT SNAPS
  • USING OBJECT SNAPS
  • TRACKING ALONG POLAR ANGLES AND POINTS ON OBJECTS.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To gain an understanding of how to draw accurately by snapping drawn points in AutoCAD.

Previous lessons:

Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 1
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 2 – Organising your drawing setup
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 3 – Using coordinate system
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 4 – Creating objects
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 5 – Editing objects

Next Lesson:

  • Controlling the drawing display

28 April 2010 Posted by | AutoCAD Introduction | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD – PART 5 – EDITING OBJECTS

KEY CONCEPTS

  • SELECTING OBJECTS
  • EDITING WITH GRIPS
  • EDITING LAYERS
  • COPYING, MIRRIORING ETC.
  • ARRAYING OBJECTS
  • RESIZING OBJECTS

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To gain an understanding of how to edit objects that have been drawn in AutoCAD.


Previous lessons:

Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 1
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 2 – Organising your drawing setup
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 3 – Using coordinate system
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 4 – Creating objects

Next Lesson:

  • Using object snap in AutoCAD

10 February 2010 Posted by | AutoCAD Introduction | , , , , , , | 7 Comments

INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD – PART 4 – CREATING OBJECTS

KEY CONCEPTS

  • DRAWING LINES
  • DRAWING CURVES
  • DRAWING POLYGONS
  • DRAWING HEXAGONS
  • SKETICHING FREEHAND, ETC.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To gain an understanding of how to draw objects using the available commands in AutoCAD.


Previous lessons:

Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 1
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 2 – Organising your drawing setup
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 3 – Using coordinate system

Next Lesson:

  • Editing Methods in AutoCAD

9 December 2009 Posted by | AutoCAD Introduction | , , , , , , | 3 Comments

INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD – PART 3 – USING COORDINATE SYSTEMS

KEY CONCEPTS

  • USING CARTERSIAN AND POLAR SYSTEM
  • WORLD COORDINATE SYSTEM
  • USER COORDINATE SYSTEM
  • SHIFTING XY PLANES
  • RENAMING, DELETING UCS

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To gain an understanding of how the work with coordinate systems to draw objects in AutoCAD.

Previous lessons:

Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 1
Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 2 – Organising your drawing setup

Next Lesson:

  • Creating objects with AutoCAD

1 December 2009 Posted by | AutoCAD Introduction | , , , , , | 4 Comments

INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD – PART 2

KEY CONCEPTS

  • SETTING UP NEW DRAWINGS
  • SETTING UNITS, SCALE, ETC.
  • ORGANISING LAYERS
  • USING TEMPLATES
  • CREATING TEMPLATES

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To gain an understanding of how set up AutoCAD before starting a drawing.

Previous lessons:

Introduction to AutoCAD – Part 1

Next Lesson:

  • Using coordinate systems

24 November 2009 Posted by | AutoCAD Introduction | , , , , , | 3 Comments

INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD – PART 1

KEY CONCEPTS

  • STARTING AUTOCAD
  • DISPLAY NEW FILE WIZARD
  • CHANGE WORKSPACE TO AUTOCAD CLASSIC
  • UNDERSTANDING THE AUTOCAD INTERFACE
  • TOOLBARS
  • MENUS
  • ACCESSING COMMANDS
  • OPENING AND SAVING DRAWINGS
  • EXIT AUTOCAD

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To gain an understanding of how the AutoCAD interface operates

Next Lesson:

17 November 2009 Posted by | AutoCAD Introduction | , , , , , | 4 Comments