autocad advanced

AutoCAD Advanced

Duration: 20 hours

Teaching Methodolody: Hands on

DESCRIPTION

AutoCAD has many advanced features that allow the user to harness the power of this software. People who acquire the advance skills will master this software. They will be able to create rich drawings more efficiently, work better in groups, and customize the software to suit their needs.

OVERVIEW

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Create layouts.
  • Create and edit tables.
  • Use more advanced editing and construction techniques.
  • Manage data.
  • Add parametric onstraints to objects.
  • Work with smart blocks.
  • Manage layers, styles, and templates.
  • Use advanced plotting and publishing options.
  • Use External References.
  • Customize AutoCAD.

AUDIENCE

Architects, interior designers, decorators, artists, and anyone who is interested in taking advantage of the AutoCAD advanced features.

PREREQUISITES

The AutoCAD 2D course.

autocad advanced 01
autocad advanced 02d
autocad advanced 03
autocad advanced 04

COURSE CONTENTS

01 - Creating Layouts

  • Understanding model space and paper space
  • Placing a title block
  • Creating viewports
  • Setting a viewport scale
  • Controling viewport display
  • Placing annotations
  • Changing the space of an object
  • Printing
Paper Space

02 - Advanced text object

  • Fields
  • Draw Order
  • Masking
  • Wipeout
  • Tables
  • Linked tables
  • Table options
  • Table styles
Advanced text object

03 - Blocks

  • Dynamic blocks
  • Inserting dynamic blocks
  • Creating dynamic blocks with actions and parameters.
  • Constraints
Blocks

04 - Attributes

  • Purpose of attributes
  • Creating attributes
  • Editing attributes
  • Inserting attributes with blocks
  • Extracting object data using attributes and data link manager.
Attributes

05 - External references

  • Attaching External References
  • Modifying External References
  • Xref Specific Information
External references

06 - Data management

  • eTransmit
  • Hyperlinks
Data management

07 - Introduction to sheet sets

  • Overview sheet sets.
  • Creating sheet sets.
  • Importing layout to sheet sets
  • Publishing sheet sets.
Introduction to sheet sets

08 - Managing layers

  • Layer properties
  • Layer settings.
  • Creating layer filters
  • Property filter.
Managing layers

09 - CAD Standards

  • CAD Standards Concepts
  • Configuring Standards
  • Checking Standards
  • Layer Translator
CAD Standards

10 - System Setup

  • Options Dialog Box
  • System Variables
  • Dynamic Input Settings
  • Drawing Utilities
  • Managing Plotters
  • Plot Styles
System Setup

11 - Managing plotting

  • Using a plotter
  • Adding a plotter wizard.
  • Creating and manipulating pen assignments.
Managing plotting

12 - Customizing

  • Customizing the Panels.
  • Customizing the Ribbons
  • Customizing the Quick access toolbar.
  • Keyboard shortcut.
  • Command alias manager
  • Applications and exercises.
Customizing

13 - Macros and Custom Routines

  • Custom Commands and Macros
  • Running Scripts
  • Action Recorder
  • Editing Action Macros
  • Loading Custom Routines
Macros and Custom Routines