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Table of Contents

Chapter: 01 Getting Started

What You Will Learn

04m 18s

Introduction To AutoCAD

05m 24s


03m 0s

Turning On AutoCAD For The First Time

08m 33s

Initial Setup

03m 47s

Quick Run Thru

06m 31s

Chapter: 02 Interfacing With AutoCAD

AutoCADs Drawing Area - The Crosshairs And Your Mouse

06m 48s

Using The Application Menu And The QAT

05m 0s

Interfacing With The Ribbon

04m 16s

Taking Advantage Of The Command Line And Dynamic Input

05m 17s

Toolbars And The Menubar

04m 6s

Pallets And Short Cut Menus

09m 51s

Using Function Keys And Command Aliases

05m 51s

Workspaces Set Things The Way You Want Them

04m 54s

The Status Bar - A Busy Place

04m 4s

An Introduction To Model Space And Paper Space

03m 36s

Quickview Layouts And Drawings

04m 1s

Chapter: 03 Basic Operations

Start A New File / Open A File

04m 7s

Quitting CAD And Saving Your Work

03m 43s

Object Selection

07m 29s

Advanced Operation Techniques

08m 44s

How AutoCAD Interprets Units

03m 41s

Working With Specific Units

04m 22s

The User Coordinate System

04m 0s

Working With The Coordinate System - Part 1

03m 54s

Working With The Coordinate System - Part 2

01m 46s

Using The Grid System With The Snap Feature

06m 15s


03m 29s


08m 31s

Chapter Project

07m 46s

Chapter: 04 Drawing & Drafting Tools

Lines - You Will Use Them Everywhere

11m 8s

Polylines And Their Uses

08m 34s


08m 54s


07m 16s


05m 15s

Rectangles And Ellipses

08m 47s

Points And Their Styles

05m 52s

Methods To Create Precise Objects

03m 7s

Chapter Project

06m 35s

Chapter: 05 Editing Tools


03m 40s

The Move And Copy Commands

05m 42s

Rotating Objects

04m 36s

Scaling Objects

03m 47s

Stretching Objects

04m 37s


04m 53s


02m 31s

Trim / Extend Lines

04m 53s

Fillet / Chamfer

05m 55s

Rectangular Array

05m 55s

Polar Array

05m 22s

Object Properties

06m 49s

Chapter Project

08m 0s

Chapter: 06 Utilities: Tools To Know What's Going On

Listing Objects

05m 18s

Measuring Tools

08m 59s

Purging Unused Items

06m 20s

Undo - The Most Important Command

04m 15s

Chapter Project

06m 8s

Chapter: 07 Precision Tools: Tricks To Help You Draw Accurately


05m 45s


02m 21s


07m 9s

Chapter: 08 AutoCAD: Using Layers

Layer Properties

05m 20s

The Layer Manager

03m 59s


06m 34s

Creating And Editing Layers

06m 24s

Using Layers To Control

06m 36s

Chapter Project

04m 44s

Chapter: 09 Annotations


12m 35s

Dimension Styles

06m 35s


02m 44s


07m 16s

Single Line Text

04m 13s

Multi Line Text

04m 55s

Multi Line Text Techniques

06m 7s

Text Styles

07m 53s


05m 5s


05m 39s

Chapter Project

04m 38s

Chapter: 10 Blocks

What Is A Block

03m 27s

Creating Blocks

06m 58s

Inserting Blocks And Using Them

03m 35s

Editing Blocks

08m 38s

Attributed Blocks

09m 7s

The Effect Of Exploding Blocks

06m 51s

Introduction To Dynamic Blocks

05m 40s

Chapter Project

09m 0s

Chapter: 11 Model Space And Paper Space

What's The Difference

06m 42s

What Belongs In Where

08m 11s


11m 0s

Chapter: 12 Plot & Publish


11m 35s

Page Set Up

03m 31s


05m 4s

Export Your File

02m 34s

Chapter Project

05m 25s

Chapter: 13 Final Project

Chapter Project Draw The Building

13m 56s

Chapter Project Decoration

09m 24s

Chapter Project Annotation

12m 37s

About The Author

05m 39s