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Advanced AutoCAD 2013

Video Description

In this Advanced AutoCAD 2013 training course, expert author Brian Benton will teach you more advanced features and concepts that you can apply to your CAD drawings, allowing you to complete more complex projects. This course is aimed towards the student that already has a basic working knowledge of AutoCAD, or has completed the Learning AutoCAD 2013 course from Infinite Skills.

Throughout the tutorial, you will cover an array of detailed advanced AutoCAD subjects that include Dynamic Blocks, Parametric Constraints, Best Practices, Cloud Services, 3D Design, Sheet Sets and more. Brians teaching style is centered around practical examples intermixed with detailed instruction that explain the more advanced technicalities of using AutoCAD in a commercial environment.

By the conclusion of this AutoCAD 2013 video tutorial, you will be working at an advanced level, able to produce and output complex CAD drawings with great efficiency. Included with the course are extensive working files that allow you to follow along with the author, using the same files as he is using throughout the training course.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01734

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Getting Started
    1. What You Will Learn 00:09:06
  2. 02. Drawing Navigation
    1. See What You Want, When You Want To - Named Views 00:04:20
    2. Changing The Way You Look At Things - DVIEW 00:06:37
    3. Tiled Viewports In Model Space 00:06:43
    4. Advanced Navigation Tools 00:09:20
  3. 03. Advanced Operations
    1. Doing More With The Application Menu 00:06:00
    2. CAD With Both Hands - Windows Based Keyboard Shortcuts 00:06:51
    3. A Little Help Goes A Long Way - Construction Lines And Rays 00:10:03
    4. Solids And Donuts 00:08:04
    5. Draw Twice As Much In Half The Time - Multi Lines 00:12:36
    6. Advanced Polyline/Spline Editing - Part 1 00:12:32
    7. Advanced Polyline/Spline Editing - Part 2 00:04:25
    8. Groups: They Are Like Blocks, But Different 00:09:41
    9. Using The User Coordinate System 00:10:48
  4. 04. Advanced Tools
    1. Align And 3D Align: Line Up Complex Objects 00:06:26
    2. Lengthen: Make Objects Longer 00:08:34
    3. Join: Bringing Two Objects Together 00:06:34
    4. Revision Cloud: Show Others Where Your Drawing Changed 00:06:43
    5. Quick Select: Quickly Apply Selection Filters To Get What You Want 00:03:00
    6. Filters: Create And Save Filter Lists For Your Selections 00:15:14
    7. Rename Tool: A Block By Any Other Name, Is Still A Block 00:02:35
    8. Divide - Measure: Not What You Would Think 00:05:08
    9. Quick Calculator 00:07:39
    10. Select Similar: Pick It Once 00:03:51
    11. Add Selected: Why Start A Command When You Do Not Have To 00:02:23
    12. Chapter Project 00:14:15
  5. 05. Object Visibility
    1. Hide/Isolate/End Isolation On Selected Objects 00:05:12
    2. Transparency: Old Things Just Fade Away 00:06:30
    3. Linetype Scale: Scale Size Is Relative 00:08:26
    4. Draw Order 00:05:34
  6. 06. Annotation
    1. Advanced Text Features 00:15:11
    2. Import Text: Can I Copy Your Notes? 00:04:50
    3. Fields: If You Link It, The Text Will Come 00:11:55
    4. Advanced Table Features - Part 1 00:11:13
    5. Advanced Table Features - Part 2 00:05:41
    6. Annotative Scaling: One Text To Rule Them All 00:09:07
    7. Chapter Project 00:07:06
  7. 07. Sheet Sets
    1. What Are Sheet Sets And How Do I Use Them 00:08:59
    2. Creating Sheet Sets 00:08:35
    3. Using Fields To Get SS Data 00:07:19
    4. Drawing Properties: Even More Chances To Use Sheet Sets 00:02:47
    5. Advanced Sheet Set Features - Printing, Creating New Files 00:11:50
    6. Publishing From Sheet Sets 00:07:04
  8. 08. Output
    1. Plotting With PC3 Files 00:06:31
    2. Plotting With CTB Files 00:11:00
    3. Publisher-Batch Plotting: Plot Everything At Once 00:06:47
    4. Animation: Camera Views, Pathways, Create, Output 00:12:00
  9. 09. Using Data
    1. Xref: What, When, How? 00:07:23
    2. Attach/Overlay - Circular References 00:07:54
    3. Visually Displaying Your Referenced Data 00:03:15
    4. Binding: When Your Reference Is Not A Reference Anymore 00:04:35
    5. Xclip: Getting Picky About Your Reference 00:07:47
    6. Managing Xrefs: DWF, DGN, JPG, TIF, PDF, DWG 00:09:21
    7. Linking Data From OLE Objects 00:06:25
    8. Reference Manager: An Often Unknown Tool 00:05:23
    9. Linking Data, Extracting Data 00:13:59
  10. 10. Dynamic Blocks
    1. Know The Power Of Dynamic Blocks 00:05:09
    2. Implementing Dynamic Blocks In Your Drawing 00:05:56
    3. Creating Dynamic Blocks 00:06:25
    4. Action, Parameters, Parameter Sets, Constraints 00:14:14
    5. Testing In The Block Editor 00:04:56
    6. Chapter Project 00:14:37
  11. 11. Parametric Constraints
    1. Constraining Your Data To Ensure Its Quality 00:08:40
    2. Exploring The Different Types Of Constraints 00:11:28
    3. Creating Constraints In Your Model 00:04:07
    4. Using Constraints In The Design Process 00:04:37
    5. Managing Constraints In Your Files 00:07:05
  12. 12. Action Recorder
    1. Action Recorder: Do It Once Why Do It Again? 00:04:37
    2. Editing, Running, And Managing Recorded Actions 00:08:15
  13. 13. Customization
    1. Customizing AutoCAD With The CUI 00:01:34
    2. Create Commands 00:12:32
    3. Create And Customize Toolbars And Menus 00:05:03
    4. Customizing The Ribbon 00:07:50
    5. Customizing Workspaces And QAT 00:05:16
    6. Mouse Buttons: Get Five If You Can 00:07:05
    7. Quick Properties 00:02:59
    8. PGP File - Keyboard Commands 00:07:06
    9. Script Files 00:13:16
    10. Tool Pallets: Using, Adding Content, Loading 00:07:07
    11. Custom Linetypes 00:12:23
  14. 14. File Management
    1. New Features Workshop: You Do Not Know What You Do Not Know 00:01:18
    2. Template Files: Working With And Creating Them 00:07:17
    3. Saving Files: There Is A Lot To It 00:03:21
    4. Help: Communication Center, Infocenter And More And Other Services 00:05:11
    5. CAD Standard Files: Keep Track Of Your Settings 00:04:19
    6. Drawing Security: Security Options, Digital Signatures 00:04:14
    7. Errors And Crashes: Audit, Recover, Recover All 00:03:07
    8. Backup Files And Autosave 00:03:08
    9. Design Center 00:02:21
  15. 15. Introduction To 3D Design
    1. 3D Modeling: Solids, Primitives, Surfaces, Meshes 00:10:05
    2. 3D Operations: Boolean Edits, Extrude, Sweep, Loft, Revolve, Slice Section 00:13:39
    3. Working With 3D Surfaces 00:17:12
    4. Navigating In 3D: Dynamic UCS, Gizmos, 3D Orbit 00:07:27
    5. Visual Styles 00:09:43
    6. Rendering: Materials, Process, Time, Output 00:16:40
    7. Material Library 00:09:54
    8. 3D Selections 00:10:50
    9. 3D Associative Array 00:05:39
    10. Point Clouds 00:06:43
    11. Fusion 00:03:18
    12. Model Documentation: Base Views 00:04:43
    13. Model Documentation: Drawing Views-Sections And Details 00:05:52
    14. Chapter Project - Part 1 00:07:20
    15. Chapter Project - Part 2 00:05:21
  16. 16. Autodesk Cloud Services
    1. What Is The Cloud? 00:02:30
    2. Online Account And Documents 00:05:07
    3. AutoCAD WS 00:11:48
    4. Sharing And Collaboration 00:07:11
    5. Cloud Manager Controls 00:05:36
    6. Rendering In The Cloud 00:02:00
    7. Autodesk Exchange Applications - Autodesks Little App Store 00:06:59
  17. 17. Free Software Tools
    1. Trueview 00:06:18
    2. Design Review 00:12:31
    3. Drawing Markup Manager 00:08:21
    4. Content Explorer 00:04:00
  18. 18. File Collaboration And Best Practices
    1. Working With Others - And Yourself 00:03:39
    2. Working With Outsiders 00:03:21
    3. Handling Received Files 00:01:15
    4. Discussing Drawings Electronically 00:01:30
  19. 19. Conclusion
    1. About The Author 00:03:29