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AutoCAD Level 2: Intermediate

Course Details
Code: AUTOCAD-LVL2
Tuition (USD): $1,195.00 • Classroom (2 days)
$1,195.00 • Virtual (2 days)

Discover the powerful tools and techniques for drawing, dimensioning, and printing 2D drawings in this course that enables you to reuse content and extract information from your drawings. With an understanding of the tools and concepts you'll learn in class, you can begin to streamline the design process and become more productive with AutoCAD.

Skills Gained

  • Powerful tools and techniques for drawing, dimensioning, and printing 2D drawings
  • Use content that has been previously created
  • Extract information from your drawings
  • Streamline the design process and become more productive with AutoCAD

Who Can Benefit

Professionals who want unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for producing superb 3D modeling.

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • Basic design/drafting procedures and terminology
  • AutoCAD Level 1: Essentials class or equivalent experience.

Course Details

Lesson 1: Drawing Objects

  • Creating and Editing Multilines
  • Creating Revision Clouds
  • Wipeout Objects
  • Boundaries
  • Regions

Lesson 2: Manipulating Objects and Data

  • Selecting Objects with Quick Select
  • Purging Objects
  • Working with Point Objects
  • Dividing and Measuring Objects
  • Using QuickCalc for Performing Calculations

Lesson 3: Template Drawing Creation

  • Creating Drawing Templates

Lesson 4: Dimensioning and Annotation

  • Introduction to Annotation Scaling
  • Controlling Annotation Scale
  • Working with Text
  • Using Multileaders
  • Dimensioning
  • Creating Center Marks
  • Creating Ordinate Dimensions
  • Creating Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances
  • Working with Dimension Substyles and Overrides

Lesson 5: Reusable Content

  • Using DesignCenter
  • Creating Custom Tool Palettes
  • Organizing Tool Palettes
  • Sharing Tool Palettes
  • Using External References
  • Managing External References
  • Referencing Non-Native File Types

Lesson 6: Blocks and Attributes

  • Working with Blocks
  • Creating Attributes
  • Editing Attributes

Lesson 7: Dynamic Blocks

  • Using Dynamic Blocks
  • Adding Parameters to Dynamic Blocks
  • Adding Actions to Dynamic Blocks
  • Using Parameter Sets
  • Creating Dynamic Blocks

Lesson 8: Layer Management and Best Practices

  • Working with Layer Filters
  • Using the Layer States Manager
  • Using Layer Standards

Lesson 9: Layouts and Views

  • Creating Layouts
  • Modifying Layouts and Using Page Setups
  • Creating Layout Viewports
  • Working with Layout Viewports
  • Controlling Object Visibility in Layout Viewports

Lesson 10: Plotting

  • Working with Plotter Configuration Files
  • Creating and Applying Plot Style Tables
  • Publishing Drawings

Lesson 11: Introduction to Sheet Sets

  • Creating Sheet Sets
  • Working with Sheet Sets
  • Setting Sheet Set Properties
  • Using Fields in Sheet Sets
  • Using Attributes in Sheet Sets
  • Publishing, Transmitting, and Archiving Sheet Sets

Lesson 12: Working with Tables

  • Working with Table Styles
  • Creating and Editing Tables
  • Creating Advanced Tables
  • Extracting Attributes to Tables
  • Exporting and Importing Tables
  • Creating Tables Linked to External Data