CADsoft Consulting Course Outline

AutoCAD 101 (An Introduction to AutoCAD) 2-Day Course
Course Description
This course is designed for new AutoCAD / AutoCAD LT software users who require comprehensive training. It incorporates the Beginner level of introduction to the basic of AutoCAD. This training will take you from the beginning of a project to the very end at a very basic level. This course is designed to be a prep course for the beginner users of AutoCAD and should attend the AutoCAD Essentials Training Course in Conjunction with this course afterwards.
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Course Prerequisite
No previous CAD experience is necessary. However, drafting, design or engineering experience is a plus. It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of:     Microsoft Windows Vista ® ® Microsoft Windows 2007 ® ® Microsoft Windows XP ® ® Microsoft Windows 2000
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Course Information
   The Intro to AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 101 course is a two (2) day course. Training hours for the course are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. This course does not include a training manual.

Course Outline
Environments  Model Space  Layouts (Paper Space) Mouse Functions  Pick (Left Button)  Middle Wheel  Right Click (Shortcut Menus) Menus

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Application Menu Workspaces Quick Access Toolbar Pull downs Toolbars InfoCenter Ribbon Panel Pallets (Tools, Properties, Design Center…) Command Line and Aliases Status Bar

Working with Drawings  Drawing Setup  Scale Factors  New  Existing  Saving Inputting Coordinates  Absolute  Relative  Polar  Direct Distance  Dynamic Input Creating Basic Graphic Objects  Lines  Circles  Rectangles  Arcs  Polylines  Polygons  Ellipse Creating Text Objects  Mtext  Text  Style Selecting Objects  Pick / Auto / Box / Window / Crossing / WPolygon / Cpolygon /Fence  Select Similar Grips   Displays (Hover, Selected, Hot, Cold…) Basic Editing

Editing Basic Objects  Erase  Move  Copy  Rotate  Scale  Add Selected

1295 W. Washington St. #201 Tempe, AZ. 85281 Office 480-820-0408 4578 N. First Avenue #120 Tucson, AZ 85718 Office 520-546-2233 4700 Lincoln Rd. NE #106 Albuquerque, NM 87109 Office 505-342-6304

Layers and Layer Settings / Displays  New  Current  Display  Color  Lineweight  Hide / Isolate Objects Basic Dimensioning  Linear, Aligned, Radius, Diameter, Angular Blocks and Attributes  Create a Basic Block and Explain Dynamic Blocks  Explain Attributes Xrefs 

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Basic Page Setup and Plotting  Basic Layouts  Viewports (Create, Scale Setting/Locking)

1295 W. Washington St. #201 Tempe, AZ. 85281 Office 480-820-0408 4578 N. First Avenue #120 Tucson, AZ 85718 Office 520-546-2233 4700 Lincoln Rd. NE #106 Albuquerque, NM 87109 Office 505-342-6304