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AutoCAD Plotting And Publishing

Video Description

In this AutoCAD Plotting and Publishing training course, expert author Shaun Bryant teaches you how to use functions within AutoCAD such as; accurate viewport, scaling, page setups, batch plotting, and eTransmit. This software program is meant to communicate the user's design intent, which must be done accurately. This training course is designed for users that already have a fundamental understanding of AutoCAD.
You begin the course by setting up your drawing and learning the STARTUP variable, imperial and metric units, and the model and layout tabs. You then move into the page setup manager, learning to modify and import page setups. As you progress further into the course, Shaun takes you through setting up viewports, using plot styles and customizing plot sizes. Finally, Shaun gives you advanced plotting and publishing tips and tricks to further enhance your capabilities.
Once you have completed this video based training course on plotting and publishing in AutoCAD, you will be have an in-depth understanding of this subject and be able to apply your skills within your company or organization to enhance design workflow. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:00:37
    2. Plotting And Publishing 00:01:10
    3. Using The Working Files 00:01:03
    4. The Application Menu 00:02:07
  2. Setting Up Your Drawing
    1. STARTUP Variable 00:06:41
    2. Units - Imperial 00:03:46
    3. Units - Metric 00:03:15
    4. Drawing Limits 00:03:51
    5. Model Tab 00:02:50
    6. Layout Tabs 00:03:11
  3. Page Setup Manager
    1. In The Model Tab 00:03:58
    2. In The Layout Tab 00:03:35
    3. Modifying Page Setups 00:03:57
    4. Renaming Layout Tabs 00:04:03
    5. Importing Page Setups 00:02:34
  4. Viewports
    1. Setting Up A Viewport 00:05:00
    2. Polygonal Viewports 00:06:55
    3. Clipping Viewports 00:04:48
    4. Using Fields For Viewport Scales 00:04:27
    5. Viewports From Objects 00:02:45
  5. Scaling
    1. Viewport Scale 00:03:56
    2. Annotation Scale 00:05:09
    3. Annotative Scaling 00:03:36
    4. Adding Annotative Scales 00:07:04
  6. Plot Styles
    1. Using Plot Styles 00:03:16
    2. Creating A New Plot Style 00:04:55
    3. Color Dependent Plot Styles (.ctb) 00:04:47
    4. Converting Plot Styles 00:04:43
    5. Named Plot Styles (.stb) 00:06:00
  7. Plotting
    1. Plot Orientation 00:04:31
    2. Selecting The Plotter 00:03:09
    3. Customizing Plot Sizes 00:04:35
    4. Plot Preview 00:02:18
    5. Plotting To DWF 00:04:50
    6. Plotting To DWFx 00:03:32
    7. Plotting To PDF 00:03:30
    8. DWF Writer 00:01:53
    9. Autodesk Design Review 00:04:42
  8. Publishing
    1. Publish Dialog Box 00:03:02
    2. Saving Sheet Lists 00:01:30
    3. Removing And Renaming Sheets 00:02:58
    4. Setting Up - Part 1 00:02:20
    5. Setting Up - Part 2 00:01:31
    6. Using Plot Stamps - Part 1 00:03:15
    7. Using Plot Stamps - Part 2 00:02:05
  9. Plotting And Publishing - Best Practices
    1. Implementing Company Policies 00:02:38
    2. Plotting - Tips And Tricks 00:03:32
    3. Publishing - Tips And Tricks 00:04:05
  10. Close
    1. Finishing Up 00:01:41
    2. About The Author 00:00:59