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Table of Contents

Chapter: Getting Started

What You Will Learn

02m 29s

About The Author

03m 5s

Introduction To AutoCAD

04m 7s


05m 50s

Turning On AutoCAD For The First Time

09m 59s

Quick Run Thru

09m 4s

How To Access Your Working Files

01m 15s

Chapter: New Features In AutoCAD 2017

Smoother Migration Tools And Enhanced License Manager

02m 37s

User Interface Enhancements

03m 48s

Associative Centerlines

03m 31s

Miscellaneous Updates

02m 39s

Importing PDF Files As AutoCAD Linework

05m 30s

A360 Ribbon Changes And The New Share Design Tool

02m 59s

Print Studio - A New 3D Printing Tool

02m 14s

2D And 3D Graphic Enhancements - AutoCAD Now Uses The GPU

02m 50s

Chapter: Interfacing With AutoCAD

AutoCAD Drawing Area - The Crosshairs And Your Mouse

08m 27s

Using The Application Menu And The QAT

06m 37s

Interfacing With The Ribbon

05m 18s

Taking Advantage Of The Command Line, Dynamic Input And Auto Complete

05m 37s

Toolbars And The Menubar

05m 15s

File Tabs

05m 12s

Pallets And Short Cut Menus

08m 14s

Using Function Keys And Command Aliases

06m 43s

Workspaces - It's Your Screen Space, Do What You Want With It

05m 44s

The Status Bar - A Busy Place

06m 55s

An Introduction To Model Space And Paper Space

03m 45s

Quick Access To Your Drawings

01m 55s

Chapter: Basic Operations

You Have To Start Somewhere

06m 8s

Quitting CAD

04m 47s

Object Selection

07m 25s

Advanced Operation Techniques

07m 42s

How AutoCAD Interprets Units

06m 17s

Working With Specific Units

05m 46s

The User Coordinate System

06m 41s

Working With The Coordinate System

09m 10s

Using The Grid System With The Snap Feature

06m 39s


03m 52s


08m 29s

Chapter Project

09m 40s

Chapter: Drawing And Drafting Tools


11m 0s

Polylines And Their Uses

06m 58s


06m 30s


08m 34s


03m 37s

Rectangles And Ellipses

08m 13s

Points And Their Styles

06m 1s

Methods To Create Precise Objects

07m 25s

Chapter Project

10m 20s

Chapter: Editing Tools


01m 35s

Delete Duplicates

05m 28s

The Move And Copy Commands

04m 33s

Rotating Objects

05m 58s

Scaling Objects

05m 31s

Stretching Objects

05m 10s


05m 43s


03m 18s

Trim And Extend Lines

05m 45s

Fillet And Chamfer

06m 20s

Rectangular Array

05m 4s

Polar Array

04m 59s

Pathway Array

03m 59s

Copy Array

02m 51s

Object Properties

04m 49s

Chapter Project

09m 26s

Chapter: Utilities

Listing Objects

03m 30s

Measuring Tools

06m 0s

Purging Unused Items

04m 14s

Undo - The Most Important Command

03m 10s

Chapter Project

03m 58s

Chapter: Precision Tools: Tricks To Help You Draw Accurately


09m 37s


02m 46s


03m 58s

Chapter: Using Layers

Layer Properties

05m 4s

The Layer Manager

02m 43s

Freeze, Thaw, On, Off, And Lock

04m 39s

Creating And Editing Layers

05m 49s

Using Layers To Control

04m 4s

Chapter Project

05m 48s

Chapter: Annotations


07m 26s

Dimension Styles

03m 10s

Advanced Dimension Operations

06m 17s

Advanced Dimensioning Tools And Settings: DIMASSOC

05m 56s

Associative Centerlines

07m 33s


05m 19s

Single Line Text

03m 44s

Multiline Text

04m 15s

Multiline Text Techniques

06m 8s

Wipeouts: Hiding Linework

03m 57s

Text Styles

05m 37s


05m 55s


05m 51s

Chapter Project

04m 49s

Chapter: Blocks

What Is A Block

03m 43s

Creating Blocks

05m 46s

Inserting Blocks And Using Them

02m 26s

Editing Blocks

05m 17s

Attributed Blocks

07m 5s

The Effect Of Exploding Blocks

05m 26s

Introduction To Dynamic Blocks

05m 39s

Chapter Project

06m 16s

Chapter: Model Space And Paper Space

The Difference

03m 45s

What Belongs Where

04m 59s


06m 50s

Chapter: Plot And Publish


14m 15s

Page Setup

07m 54s


06m 20s

Export Your File

03m 53s

Chapter Project

03m 39s

Chapter: Final Project

Draw The Building - Part 1

03m 55s

Draw The Building - Part 2

02m 48s

Draw The Building - Part 3

04m 37s

Decoration - Part 1

03m 40s

Decoration - Part 2

02m 36s

Decoration - Part 3

05m 2s

Annotation - Part 1

05m 44s

Annotation - Part 2

05m 10s

Chapter: About The Author

What We Learned

01m 42s