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Advanced AutoCAD 2012

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-357138-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-357138-7

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. Total Time: 13.5 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Getting Started
    0101 What You Will Learn
    0102 About The Author
02. Drawing Navigation
    0201 See What You Want
    0202 Changing The Way You Look At Things
    0203 Viewports Are Not Just For Paper Space
    0204 Advanced Navigation Tools
03. Advanced Operations
    0301 Doing More With The Application Menu
    0302 CAD With Both Hands
    0303 A Little Help Goes A Long Way
    0304 Solids And Donuts
    0305 Draw Twice As Much In Half The Time
    0306 Advanced Polyline/Spline Editing
    0307 Groups
    0308 Using The User Coordinate System
04. Advanced Tools    
    0401 Align & 3D Align
    0402 Lengthen
    0403 Join
    0404 Revision Cloud
    0405 Wipeouts
    0406 Quick Select
    0407 Filters
    0408 Rename Tool
    0409 Divide/Measure
    0410 Quick Calculator
    0411 Select Similar
    0412 Add Selected
    0413 Chapter Project
05. Object Visibility
    0501 Hide/Isolate/End Isolation
    0502 Transparency
    0503 Linetype Scale
    0504 Draw Order
06. Annotation
    0601 Advanced Text Features
    0602 Import Text
    0603 Fields
    0604 Advanced Table Features
    0605 Annotative Scaling
    0606 Annotative Styles
    0607 Chapter Project
07. Sheet Sets
    0701 What Are Sheet Sets
    0702 Creating Sheet Sets
    0703 Using Fields To Get Sheet Set Data
    0704 Drawing Properties
    0705 Advanced Sheet Set Features
    0706 Publishing From Sheet Sets
08. Output
    0801 Plotting With PC3 Files
    0802 Plotting With CTB Files
    0803 Publisher - Batch Plotting
    0804 Publisher - Output Types
    0805 Publisher - Drawing Lists
    0806 Animation
09. Using Data
    0901 Xref
    0902 Attach/Overlay
    0903 Visually Displaying Your Referenced Data
    0904 Binding
    0905 Xclip
    0906 Managing Xrefs
    0907 Linking Data From OLE Objects
    0908 Reference Manager
    0909 Linking Data, Extracting Data
10. Dynamic Blocks
    1001 Know The Power Of Dynamic Blocks
    1002 Implementing Dynamic Blocks
    1003 Creating Dynamic Blocks
    1004 Actions, Parameters, Parameter Sets, Constraints
    1005 Testing In The Block Editor
    1006 Chapter Project
11. Parametric Constraints
    1101 Constraining Your Data To Ensure Its Quality
    1102 Exploring The Different Types Of Constraints
    1103 Creating Constraints In Your Model
    1104 Using Constraints In The Design Process
    1105 Managing Constraints In Your Files
12. Action Recorder
    1201 Action Recorder
    1202 Editing Recorded Actions
    1203 Running And Managing Recorded Actions
13. Customization
    1301 Customizing AutoCAD With The CUI
    1302 Create Commands
    1303 Create And Customize Toolbars And Menus
    1304 Customizing The Ribbon
    1305 Customizing Workspaces
    1306 QAT
    1307 Mouse Buttons - Get Five If You Can
    1308 Quick Properties
    1309 Customize Keyboard Commands
    1310 Script Files
    1311 Tool Pallets
    1312 Custom Linetypes
14. File Management
    1401 New Features
    1402 Template Files
    1403 Saving Files
    1404 Help
    1405 CAD Standard Files
    1406 Drawing Security
    1407 Errors and Crashes
    1408 Backup Files
    1409 Design Center
15. Introduction To 3D Design
    1501 3D Modelling
    1502 3D Operations
    1503 Navigating
    1504 Visual Styles
    1505 Rendering
    1506 Material Library
    1507 3D Selections
    1508 3D Associative Array
    1509 Point Clouds
    1510 Inventor Fusion
    1511 Chapter Project
16. Free Software Tools
    1601 Trueview
    1602 Design Review
    1603 Drawing Markup Manager
    1604 Content Explore
    1605 Autodesk Exchange
    1606 AutoCAD WS
17. File Collaboration And Best Practices
    1701 Working With Others
    1702 Working With Outsiders
    1703 Handling Received Files
    1704 Discussing Drawings Electronically


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