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Advanced AutoCAD® 2012

Video Description

In this Advanced AutoCAD® 2012 training video, expert author Brian Benton delves into the advanced operations of this popular CAD software. It is recommended that you first view the Learning AutoCAD 2012 training program from Infinite Skills, or be very comfortable with the tools and operation of AutoCAD before you start this advanced training course. Starting immediately into the advanced topics of this video based training course, you will learn more about the navigation tools available to you. Continuing on to a mass of tips and tricks, you will learn more about Polyline/Spline Editing, using Join, Filters, Select Similar and Object Visibility. You will learn about set sheets, and advanced output options. There is a full chapter introducing you to the powerful 3D tools in AutoCAD 2012. Dynamic Blocks, Parametric Constraints and new file management features are also some of the topics covered, along with much, much more. By the completion of this video tutorial, you will be working at an advanced level of AutoCAD 2012, able to produce and output drawings at a faster, more efficient rate, and with more detail than ever before. Extensive working files are included to allow you to work alongside the author as he trains you in AutoCAD 2012.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01653

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Getting Started
    1. What You Will Learn 00:06:14
    2. About The Author 00:03:53
  2. 02. Drawing Navigation
    1. See What You Want 00:05:43
    2. Changing The Way You Look At Things 00:06:19
    3. Viewports Are Not Just For Paper Space 00:05:59
    4. Advanced Navigation Tools 00:08:55
  3. 03. Advanced Operations
    1. Doing More With The Application Menu 00:05:40
    2. CAD With Both Hands 00:06:08
    3. A Little Help Goes A Long Way 00:07:50
    4. Solids And Donuts 00:07:02
    5. Draw Twice As Much In Half The Time 00:07:59
    6. Advanced Polyline/Spline Editing 00:12:03
    7. Groups 00:06:54
    8. Using The User Coordinate System 00:06:17
  4. 04. Advanced Tools
    1. Align & 3D Align 00:06:07
    2. Lengthen 00:07:30
    3. Join 00:06:18
    4. Revision Cloud 00:06:11
    5. Wipeouts 00:04:17
    6. Quick Select 00:05:10
    7. Filters 00:05:55
    8. Rename Tool 00:02:57
    9. Divide/Measure 00:04:02
    10. Quick Calculator 00:07:15
    11. Select Similar 00:02:12
    12. Add Selected 00:02:19
    13. Chapter Project 00:06:49
  5. 05. Object Visibility
    1. Hide/Isolate/End Isolation 00:03:23
    2. Transparency 00:02:43
    3. Linetype Scale 00:04:21
    4. Draw Order 00:03:53
  6. 06. Annotation
    1. Advanced Text Features 00:07:39
    2. Import Text 00:04:28
    3. Fields 00:10:55
    4. Advanced Table Features 00:06:47
    5. Annotative Scaling 00:07:47
    6. Annotative Styles 00:04:59
    7. Chapter Project 00:12:15
  7. 07. Sheet Sets
    1. What Are Sheet Sets 00:06:23
    2. Creating Sheet Sets 00:07:45
    3. Using Fields To Get Sheet Set Data 00:03:53
    4. Drawing Properties 00:02:23
    5. Advanced Sheet Set Features 00:12:10
    6. Publishing From Sheet Sets 00:07:05
  8. 08. Output
    1. Plotting With PC3 Files 00:05:38
    2. Plotting With CTB Files 00:10:56
    3. Publisher - Batch Plotting 00:07:45
    4. Publisher - Output Types 00:08:12
    5. Publisher - Drawing Lists 00:06:28
    6. Animation 00:14:23
  9. 09. Using Data
    1. Xref 00:08:01
    2. Attach/Overlay 00:10:22
    3. Visually Displaying Your Referenced Data 00:04:15
    4. Binding 00:05:13
    5. Xclip 00:07:53
    6. Managing Xrefs 00:08:08
    7. Linking Data From OLE Objects 00:08:37
    8. Reference Manager 00:05:57
    9. Linking Data, Extracting Data 00:11:49
  10. 10. Dynamic Blocks
    1. Know The Power Of Dynamic Blocks 00:05:39
    2. Implementing Dynamic Blocks 00:06:27
    3. Creating Dynamic Blocks 00:08:16
    4. Actions, Parameters, Parameter Sets, Constraints 00:13:25
    5. Testing In The Block Editor 00:02:38
    6. Chapter Project 00:21:41
  11. 11. Parametric Constraints
    1. Constraining Your Data To Ensure Its Quality 00:05:09
    2. Exploring The Different Types Of Constraints 00:07:12
    3. Creating Constraints In Your Model 00:05:52
    4. Using Constraints In The Design Process 00:06:16
    5. Managing Constraints In Your Files 00:03:59
  12. 12. Action Recorder
    1. Action Recorder 00:06:49
    2. Editing Recorded Actions 00:10:56
    3. Running And Managing Recorded Actions 00:03:16
  13. 13. Customization
    1. Customizing AutoCAD With The CUI 00:05:02
    2. Create Commands 00:12:31
    3. Create And Customize Toolbars And Menus 00:05:04
    4. Customizing The Ribbon 00:08:33
    5. Customizing Workspaces 00:10:40
    6. QAT 00:04:17
    7. Mouse Buttons - Get Five If You Can 00:07:45
    8. Quick Properties 00:02:42
    9. Customize Keyboard Commands 00:08:57
    10. Script Files 00:10:58
    11. Tool Pallets 00:12:57
    12. Custom Linetypes 00:08:53
  14. 14. File Management
    1. New Features 00:03:19
    2. Template Files 00:08:28
    3. Saving Files 00:04:17
    4. Help 00:05:06
    5. CAD Standard Files 00:04:47
    6. Drawing Security 00:04:23
    7. Errors and Crashes 00:05:14
    8. Backup Files 00:04:37
    9. Design Center 00:04:37
  15. 15. Introduction To 3D Design
    1. 3D Modelling 00:12:18
    2. 3D Operations 00:15:29
    3. Navigating 00:10:20
    4. Visual Styles 00:08:18
    5. Rendering 00:12:29
    6. Material Library 00:07:09
    7. 3D Selections 00:04:04
    8. 3D Associative Array 00:04:01
    9. Point Clouds 00:05:50
    10. Inventor Fusion 00:06:03
    11. Chapter Project 00:19:47
  16. 16. Free Software Tools
    1. Trueview 00:06:35
    2. Design Review 00:09:27
    3. Drawing Markup Manager 00:03:50
    4. Content Explore 00:04:01
    5. Autodesk Exchange 00:08:15
    6. AutoCAD WS 00:10:14
  17. 17. File Collaboration And Best Practices
    1. Working With Others 00:04:28
    2. Working With Outsiders 00:04:57
    3. Handling Received Files 00:02:53
    4. Discussing Drawings Electronically 00:01:14