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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 andviewable 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. Viewers can download starting and ending files for the exercises so that they can start anywhere in the book and compare their results with the pro's. Topics include: 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 Dimensioning Using constraints and layouts Printing Editing and importing data Modeling in 3D Presenting the design The DVD features high-definition (1280x720) videos with an optional full-screen mode for an immersive learning experience. The intuitive, easy-to-use interface includes custom bookmarks so viewers can annotate the course and remember where they left off as well as "Watch-and-Work" mode so viewers can follow along and practice with the downloadable tutorial files as they learn.
Scott Onstott has 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 has authored several books and training videos. video2brain has been helping people upgrade their skills with world-class video training for over 10 years.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: User Interface
Chapter 2: Getting Started
Chapter 3: Creating Objects
Chapter 4: Learning to Draw Accurately
Chapter 5: Manipulating Objects
Chatper 6: Controlling Object Appearance with Layers and Properties