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Learning AutoDesk AutoCAD LT 2013

Video Description

In this computer based training video, you are introduced to AutoCAD LT 2013. AutoCAD LT is one of the most popular CAD (computer aided design) software packages available today. This sometimes complex software is broken down into easy to understand parts by expert trainer Brian Benton. Designed for the beginner, you do not have to have any prior experience with AutoCAD LT to get the most out of this training course. Starting with the basics of installation and a tour of the AutoCAD LT interface, you will review the new features of AutoCAD LT, and then jump right in to using the tools available to you. You will explore basic operations such as using the grid system, panning and zooming, and learn how to use the drafting tools to create shapes. You will cover editing, using precision tools such as OSNAP and ORTHO, annotations, and using model and paper space. Finally, you will learn techniques for exporting and publishing your projects. With projects throughout the whole video tutorial, you will quickly learn to apply what you have been taught. By the completion of this software training course, you will be fully capable of using AutoCAD LT to produce and publish CAD drawings for your own projects. Working files are included to allow you to work with the same files that the author is teaching you with throughout this tutorial.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01706

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Getting Started
    1. What You Will Learn 00:02:24
    2. Introduction To AutoCAD LT 00:04:11
    3. Installation: AutoCAD LT, Design Review 00:03:24
    4. Turning On AutoCAD LT For The First Time 00:05:36
    5. Quick Run Thru 00:11:04
  2. 02. New Features In AutoCAD 2013
    1. The Welcome Screen 00:07:12
    2. UI And UX Changes 00:09:17
    3. New 2D Workflow 00:07:40
    4. Miscellaneous Updates 00:08:22
    5. Autodesk Exchange Applications 00:06:51
    6. Autodesk Cloud 00:09:26
  3. 03. Interfacing With AutoCAD
    1. The AutoCAD Drawing Area - The Crosshairs And Your Mouse 00:11:45
    2. Using The Application Menu And The QAT - Part 1 00:09:35
    3. Using The Application Menu And The QAT - Part 2 00:05:26
    4. Interfacing With The Ribbon 00:08:34
    5. Taking Advantage Of The Command Line, Dynamic Input And Auto Complete - Part 1 00:11:07
    6. Taking Advantage Of The Command Line, Dynamic Input And Auto Complete - Part 2 00:04:19
    7. Toolbars And The Menu Bar 00:07:05
    8. Pallets And Short Cut Menus - Part 1 00:08:36
    9. Pallets And Short Cut Menus - Part 2 00:07:35
    10. Using Function Keys And Command Aliases - Part 1 00:09:11
    11. Using Function Keys And Command Aliases - Part 2 00:10:07
    12. Workspaces - It's Your Screen Space, Do What You Want With It 00:10:55
    13. The Status Bar - A Busy Place 00:14:46
    14. An Introduction To Model Space And Paper Space 00:04:51
    15. Quickview Layouts And Drawings 00:04:27
  4. 04. Basic Operations
    1. You Have To Start Somewhere (Start A New File-Open A File) 00:10:14
    2. Quitting CAD (Save Early, Save Often) 00:05:23
    3. Object Selection - Part 1 00:12:07
    4. Object Selection - Part 2 00:04:50
    5. Advanced Operation Techniques 00:12:18
    6. How AutoCAD Interprets Units 00:07:43
    7. Working With Specific Units 00:08:40
    8. The User Coordinate System 00:08:08
    9. Working With The Coordinate System 00:13:06
    10. Using The Grid System With The Snap Feature 00:07:20
    11. Pan 00:04:10
    12. Zoom 00:08:55
    13. Chapter Project 00:15:35
  5. 05. Drawing & Drafting Tools
    1. Lines - You Will Use Them Everywhere 00:16:15
    2. Polylines And Their Uses 00:09:35
    3. Circles 00:09:26
    4. Arcs 00:10:48
    5. Polygons 00:04:34
    6. Rectangles And Ellipses 00:10:04
    7. Points And Their Styles 00:07:06
    8. Methods To Create Precise Objects 00:06:34
    9. Chapter Project - Part 1 00:09:42
    10. Chapter Project - Part 2 00:07:23
  6. 06. Editing Tools
    1. Erase 00:03:44
    2. Delete Duplicates 00:06:21
    3. The Move And Copy Commands 00:05:34
    4. Rotating Objects 00:07:18
    5. Scaling Objects 00:05:15
    6. Stretching Objects 00:04:25
    7. Offset 00:05:14
    8. Mirror 00:03:12
    9. Trim - Extend Lines 00:06:24
    10. Fillet - Chamfer 00:07:18
    11. Rectangular Array 00:05:01
    12. Polar Array 00:02:42
    13. Pathway Array 00:03:15
    14. Copy Array 00:02:20
    15. Object Properties 00:05:52
    16. Chapter Project 00:08:02
  7. 07. Utilities: Tools To Know What's Going On
    1. Listing Objects 00:09:34
    2. Measuring Tools 00:12:39
    3. Purging Unused Items 00:07:12
    4. Undo - The Most Important Command 00:02:58
    5. Chapter Project 00:05:58
  8. 08. Precision Tools: Tricks To Help You Draw Accurately
    1. OSNAP - Part 1 00:10:39
    2. OSNAP - Part 2 00:11:53
    3. ORTHO 00:02:50
    4. GRIPS 00:08:54
  9. 09. AutoCAD: Using Layers
    1. Layer Properties 00:12:54
    2. The Layer Manager 00:10:34
    3. Freeze, Thaw, On, Off, Lock 00:07:32
    4. Creating And Editing Layers 00:04:28
    5. Using Layers To Control 00:05:49
    6. Chapter Project 00:08:05
  10. 10. Annotations
    1. Dimensions 00:07:39
    2. Dimension Styles: Drill Down In Dim Town 00:10:14
    3. Advanced Dimension Operations - Part 1 00:11:40
    4. Advanced Dimension Operations - Part 2 00:03:38
    5. Advanced Dimensioning Tools And Settings: Dimassoc, Dim Reassociate 00:06:04
    6. Leaders 00:02:42
    7. Multileaders 00:11:51
    8. Single Line Text 00:04:06
    9. Multi Line Text 00:10:09
    10. Multi Line Text Techniques 00:06:21
    11. Wipeouts: Hiding What You Don't Want To See 00:05:26
    12. Text Styles 00:07:14
    13. Tables 00:07:07
    14. Hatching 00:09:16
    15. Chapter Project 00:06:11
  11. 11. Blocks
    1. What Is A Block 00:06:33
    2. Creating Blocks 00:05:52
    3. Inserting Blocks And Using Them 00:07:10
    4. Editing Blocks 00:09:25
    5. Attributed Blocks - Part 1 00:08:31
    6. Attributed Blocks - Part 2 00:06:56
    7. The Effect Of Exploding Blocks 00:05:14
    8. Introduction To Dynamic Blocks 00:07:42
    9. Chapter Project 00:07:48
  12. 12. Model Space And Paper Space
    1. What's The Difference 00:04:04
    2. What Belongs In Where 00:05:43
    3. Viewports - Part 1 00:08:29
    4. Viewports - Part 2 00:03:38
  13. 13. Plot & Publish
    1. Plotting - Part 1 00:08:07
    2. Plotting - Part 2 00:09:22
    3. Page Set Up 00:07:29
    4. Publish 00:11:54
    5. Export Your File 00:02:12
    6. Chapter Project 00:08:17
  14. 14. Final Project
    1. Chapter Project Draw The Building - Part 1 00:07:53
    2. Chapter Project Draw The Building - Part 2 00:04:43
    3. Chapter Project Decoration 00:09:13
    4. Chapter Project Annotation 00:08:35
  15. 15. About The Author
    1. About The Author 00:03:29