Course Outline - AutoCAD 2006 2D & 3D Training Series

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Approx. 18 hrs. of training AutoCAD 2D Level 1 1.0 Introducing AutoCAD 1.1 Launching AutoCAD 1.2 Introducing Text and Graphics Screens 1.3 Understanding the Cursor 1.4 Canceling a Command 1.5 Using Pulldown Menus 1.6 Using Toolbars 1.7 Using the Status Bar and Command Prompt 1.8 Typing Command – Aliases 1.9 Using the Mouse 1.10 Understanding Undo and Redo 1.11 Identifying the Function and Accelerator Keys 1.12 Getting On-Line Help 2.0 Introducing Commands 2.1 HTML Elements 2.1 Opening Existing Drawings 2.2 Creating a New Drawing 2.3 Saving Drawings 2.4 Taking File Safety Precautions 2.5 Exiting AutoCAD 3.0 Using Draw Command 3.1 Learning Line Command 3.2 Understanding the Cartesian Coordinate System 3.3 Using Dynamic Input 3.4 Creating Orthogonal Lines 3.5 Using Polar Tracking 3.6 Creating Circles 3.7 Using Arc Command 4.0 Using Erase and Selection Sets

4 Defining the Selection Preview 5.7 Initiating Drawing Limits 1.9 Using the Scalelistedit Command 2.1 Using Zoom 5.5 Using Aerial View 6.0 Setting Up a Drawing 1.0 Object Snapping 7.2 Understanding Case by Case (Temporary Mode) 7.0 Plotting .3 Using Redraw and Regen 5.4 Using Quick Calc 1.4 Using Aperture AutoCAD 2D Level 2 1.3 Setting Osnap Settings 7.1 Learning the Snap Command 6.8 Setting Plot Scales and Paper Sizes 1.4 Using Blipmode 5.4.3 Calculating Areas 1.1 Viewing a List Command 1.0 Using Drawing Aids 6.0 Understanding Basic Display Commands 5.1 Erasing Objects 4.2 Learning Selection Set Options 4.2 Learning to Pan 5.5 Using ID Command 1.6 Using Units Command 1.3 Using the Oops Command 4.2 Measuring Distances 1.2 Using Grid Command 7.1 Running Object Snaps 7.

2 Justifying Text 4.1 Using the Text Command 4.2 Learning Layer Shortcuts 5. Linetypes and Colors 5.2 Using the Copy Command 3.5 Using Extend 3.4 Understanding Plot Styles 2.0 Manipulating Text 4.2.7 Understanding Special Control Codes 4.1 Move Command 3.5 Using the Color Command 5.9 Scaling Text 5.3 Using the Layer Previous Command 5.6 Using Trim 3.3 Adding a Plotter via Plotter Manager Window 2.3 Working with Previous Selection 3.4 Accessing Font Files 4.9 Using Scale 4.0 Understanding Layers.5 Adding a Plot Style 2.2 Altering Plot Settings 2.7 Using Mirror 3.8 Initiating Spell Check 4.1 Introducing Layers and Layer Dialog Box 5.4 Using the Offset Command 3.6 Using Named Plot Styles 3.5 Using Multiline Text & Mtext Command 4.8 Using Rotate 3.4 Using Layer States 5.1 Using the Plot Command 2.6 Editing Text 4.6 Understanding Linetypes .3 Using the Style Command 4.0 Modifying Commands 3.

3 Using Spline .0 Learning More Draw Commands 4.1 Using Break 1.3 Opening Sheet Sets AutoCAD 2D Level 3 1.2 Editing Polylines 3.5.2 Using the Stretch Command 1.0 Using Sheet Sets 6.0 Learning More Edit Commands 1.5 Turning Lines into Polylines 4.2 Using the Multiple Command 2.0 Working with Polylines 3.5 Creating a Rectangular Array 1.7 Using Lengthen 1.0 Understanding Advanced Display Commands 2.4 Using the Explode Command 3.6 Drawing a Polar Array 1.3 Using the Advanced Calculator Function 3.3 Editing Vertex Options 3.1 Observing Pline Options 3.3 Using Fillet 1.1 Creating a Polygon 4.1 Creating New Sheet Sets 6.4 Using Chamfer 1.7 Using Lineweights 5. Managing Sheet Sets 6.8 Object Properties 6.2 Creating a Rectangle 4.1 Using Transparent Commands 2.8 Using the Join Command 2.2.

5 Learning Hatch Options 5.6 Creating Ellipses 4.1 Using the HATCH Command 5.0 Using Blocks 1.7 Editing Multilines 4.3 Understanding Hatch Origin 5.4 Converting PLINE to Spline 4.0 Understanding Grips 7.0 Crosshatching 5.3 Controlling the Color and Linetype of Blocks 1.0 Understanding Regions and Boundaries 6.4 Using Gradient Hatch 5.8 Using the Construction Line and Ray Command 5.0 Using Dynamic Blocks .4 Working with Grips Settings (DDGRIPS Command) AutoCAD 2D Level 4 1.1 Getting the Grips Overview 7.1 Using the Boundary Command 6.4 Initiating the Wblock Command 1.3 Copying Multiple with Grips 7.2 Defining Hatch Boundaries 5.2 Learning How To Use Grips 7.5 Using Purge 2.4.2 Inserting Blocks 1.6 Editing Hatch Patterns 5.1 Creating Local Blocks (BMAKE) 1.2 Using the Region Command 7.7 Using Inherit Hatch 6.5 Creating a Donut 4.

4 Learning Tool Palettes 5.3 Hatching from the Design Center 4.2 Using Design Center Blocks 4.3 Blocking Attribute Manager 3.1 Getting an External Reference Files Overview 6. Divide and Measure Styles 5.2.3 Clipping Images .3 Understanding Dynamic Block Visibility States 3.4 Using Enhanced Attribute Extract Wizard 3.1 Using Point Styles 5.1 Inserting Images 7.5 Using Tables and Spreadsheets 4.3 Using Divide 5.0 Understanding External References 6.5 Binding Xrefs 6.2 Using the Point Command 5.6 Editing Xrefs (Xref Manager) 6.1 Getting a Design Center Overview 4.2 Adjusting Image Appearance 7.1 Defining Attributes 3.4 Using Measure 6.0 Altering Attributes and Tables 3.2 Attaching Xrefs 6.7 Overlaying an Xref 7.2 Editing Attributes 3.0 Using Design Center and Tool Palettes 4.4 Clipping Xrefs 6.0 Using Raster Images 7.1 Creating Dynamic Blocks 2.2 Manipulating Dynamic Blocks 2.0 Using the Point.3 Creating Xref Layers 6.

1 Choosing Selection Modes 8.6 Adding Alternate Units 2.8.9 Typing Dimension Variables 2.0 Learning Dimensions 1.10 Modifying Dimensions 1.11 Using Ordinate Dimensions 2.7 Creating Tolerances 2.4 Adding Text 2.0 Using Advanced Selection Commands 8.10 Using Dimension Override & Update .3 Using Arclength Dimensions 1.6 Using Quick Select 8.8 Using Point Filters AutoCAD 2D Level 5 1.2 Using Aligned Dimensions 1.8 Using Fit and Dimscale 2.3 Object Selection Cycling 8.5 Setting up Primary Units 2.4 Using the Draw Order 8.3 Creating Symbols and Arrows 2.1 Creating Dimension Styles 2.2 Creating Lines 2.5 Using Angular and Jogged Dimensions 1.9 Using Quick Dimensions 1.5 Creating Object Filters 8.0 Understanding Dimension Styles 2.2 Creating Groups 8.4 Using Radial Dimensions 1.7 Using Continued Dimensions 1.7 Using Layer Filters 8.8 Using Leaders 1.1 Using Linear Dimensions 1.6 Using Baseline Dimensions 1.

0 Maintaining Data Management 7.1 Using AUDIT 6.3 Creating Irregular Shaped Viewports 4.1 Creating Files 5.2 Recovering and Drawing Recover Manager 6.3 Understanding Viewports 4.4 Setting Plot and Publish Options 5.1 Creating Layouts 4.Zooming in Model Space 4.3.7 Plotting in Paper Space 4.5 Setting User Preferences 6.0 Learning Views and Viewports 3.3 Copying from AutoCAD 7.2 Using the Mview Command 4.0 Creating MSpace and PSpace Layouts 4.1 Importing Files 7.4 Using the Print Screen AutoCAD 2D Level 6 1.0 Using the Options Menu 5.9 Creating Viewport Layers 5.2 Plotting Named Views 3.3 Setting Open and Save Options 5.2 Organizing Miscellaneous Display Settings 5.0 Drawing Utilities 6.2 Exporting Files 7.6 Adding Text in Paper Space 4.4 Using Model Space and Paper Space 4.0 Understanding OLE and External Applications .5 Scales .1 Named Views Using the DDView Command 3.3 Using Rename 7.

4 Using Redline Markup Language .5 Customizing Toolbars 4.1 Loading LISP Files 5.4 Importing or Loading a CUI File 4.2 Customizing Menus with LISP Routines 6.0 Understanding External Applications and LISP Routines 5.0 Using AutoCAD Web 3.6 Customizing Menus 4.1 Using AutoCAD DWF Viewer 3.2 Configuring DWF Files 2.8 Setting Mouse Buttons 5.3 Opening a Hyperlink 2.1 OLE Linking to AutoCAD 1.5 Using e-Transmit 2.6 Understanding i-Drop 3.1 Creating a Customized Workspace 4.1 Plotting to the WEB 2.2 Using DWF Composer 4.2 Creating Hyperlinks 1.3 Using the Publish Command 2.4 Publishing WEB Pages 2.1.0 Setting CAD Standards 6.7 Setting Keyboard Shortcuts 4.2 Check Drawing Standards 6.1 Configuring CAD Standards 6.0 Customizing 4.0 Using Communication and Collaboration Tools 2.2 Customized User Interface (CUI Command) 4.3 Exporting or Saving a CUI File 4.3 Using the Layer Translator 6.

3 Pausing a Slide 7.4 Creating Isometric Text 8.6 Using Wipeout 7.5 Vpoint Command (Rotate) 1.9 Plan View 2.7 Vpoint Command (Vector Option) 1.2 Using the Isoplane Toggle 8.0 Creating Slide Shows 7.4 Shortcut to Elevation & Thickness Control .2 3D Viewports 1.1 Using the MSlide Command 7.2 Changing the Current Thickness 2.3 Creating Isometric Circles 8.1 Viewports 1.5 Revision Cloud 6.0 Thickness and Elevation 2.6 DDVpoint (3D) Command 1.0 Understanding Isometrics 8.2 Using Scripts 7.4 Vpoint Command (Tripod) 1.1 Using the Isometric Cursor 8.6.3 Elevation Command 2.5 Repeating a Script 8.1 Thickness Command 2.8 Other Preset Viewpoints 1.4 Running a Script in AutoCAD 7.2 Using the Isoplane Toggle 8.5 Creating Isometric Dimensions AutoCAD 3D Level 1 1.3 3D Viewports 1.0 Controlling Views 1.

2 Pan and Zoom in 3D Orbit 6.0 3D Orbit 6.5 Camera Swivel and Distance 6.2 DView Target Option .9 Restoring the UCS 5.1 Introduction to 3D Orbit Command 6.1 UCS ICON 5.7 UCS Object 5.8 Saving the UCS 5.7 Clipping Planes 6.4 3 Point UCS 5.3 Shadedge Variable 3.3 Hidden Line Removal and Shade for Plots 4.8 Continuous Orbit 7.0 Z Coordinates 4.2 Shade Command 3.10 UCS Dialog Box 6.3.1 DView Camera Option 7.6 UCS View 5.2 Moving in the Z Direction 4.3 Projection Mode 6.1 Hide Command 3.6 Visual Aids 6.3 World UCS 5.0 Dynamic View and Perspective 7.0 User Coordinate System 5.1 Entering 3D Coordinates 4.4 Shading 6.2 UCS Overview 5.5 Plan View and UCS 5.3 3D Point Filters 5.0 Visualizing the Model 3.

4 Dome 3.5 Turning Perspective Off 7.3 Setting Camera Target with Points 7.2 Pyramid 3.10 Hidden Line Removal AutoCAD 3D Level 2 1.7 Panning in Dview 7.6 Cone 3.7 Torus 3.5 Sphere 3.0 3D Surfaces 3.0 2D Solids and 3D Faces 2.4 Edge 2.2 2D Hatching 2.8 Clipping Objects 7.6 Zooming in Dview 7.6 PFace 3.3 Solids 2.8 Dish 3.0 Complex Surfaces .1 2D Solids 2.1 3D Box 3.2 Surfaces 1.3 Wedge 3.9 Mesh 4.9 Twisting Objects 7.5 3D Invisible Face 2.1 Wire Frames 1.7.4 Setting Perspective Distance 7.3 3D Face 2.0 3D Model Objects 1.

4 3D Array (Rectangular) 6.3 Delete Faces .11 Wedge 5.9 Facetres 5.5 Edge Surface 5.8 Isolines 5.1 Extrude 5.2 Extrude with Taper 5.4.3 Tabulated Surfaces 4.4 Extrude Along a Path 5.2 Union 7.1 Subtract 7.1 Rotate 3D 6.10 Cone 5.12 Torus 6.2 Tapered Faces 8.0 Solids 5.1 Extruding Faces 8.3 Mirror 3D 6.7 Sphere 5.2 Align 6.1 Revolved Surface 4.6 Box Solid 5.0 Modifying Solids 8.3 Extrude Curves 5.2 Suftab1 and Surftab2 4.4 Ruled Surface 4.5 Revolve 5.0 3D Edits 6.3 Intersect 8.0 Solid Composites 7.5 3D Array (Polar) 7.

5 Create a 3D View Using UCS 9.9 Shell 9.1 Render 1.8 Light Scale Icon and Smoothing Angle 2.0 Enhancing the Draw Process 9.8 Clean 8.7 Extrude Imprint to Create Openings 8.6 Complex Materials 2.2 Render a Selection 1.0 Materials 2.5 Applying Materials by Color 2.6 Imprint 8.5 Render to File 1.1 Materials Command 2.2 Materials Library 2.6 Print Screen 1.7 Adjusting Materials with Material Mapping 2.4 Render without Dialog Box 1.4 Copy Faces 8.3 Create a SOLVIEW Viewport 9.8 New Materials .3 Applying Materials with Attach 2.6 Create a SolProf AutoCAD 3D Level 3 1.1 Creating Sections 9.4 Applying Materials by Layer 2.8.5 Color Face 8.0 Rendering 1.3 Render a Cropped Window 1.7 Render to Render Window 1.2 Slice 9.4 Create a 2D Section with Soldraw 9.

1 Raytracing 7.1 Solid Background 5.5 Preferences 3.3 Adaptive Sampling 7.6 Fog 7.5 Change Subsampling Options 7.3 Setting the Shadow Options in the Light Command 3.6 Distant Light 4.4 Ray Tree Depth 7.10 Advanced Material Options 3.0 Lights 3.2 Gradient Background 5.7 Render Statistics .2.4 Changing Shadow Options in Render Command 3.1 Point Light 3.2 Spot Light 3.3 Image Background 5.2 Set Antialiasing 7.4 Merge Background 6.0 Landscaping 6.0 Backgrounds 5.0 Miscellaneous Render Commands 7.2 Editing an Existing Landscape Object 6.1 Placing a New Landscape Object 6.3 Custom Landscape Library 7.1 Scene Command 4.2 Adding a View to a Scene 5.9 Adjusting Material Appearances 2.0 Scenes 4.