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Autodesk AutoCAD 2009 Tutorial:
Mastering Basic 2D Concepts

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Design, visualize and communicate your ideas with ease, efficiency and professionalism using this popular technical drawing application with the help of this Autodesk AutoCAD 2009 tutorial. Using high quality narrated video training movies, expert author, Shaun Bryant, demonstrates all the basic concepts that are needed to master AutoCAD 2009. This practical training course is packed with useful AutoCAD techniques and know-how with particular emphasis on creating, editing and plotting AutoCAD drawings. Work files are also included so you can follow along with the tuition. You can start learning right now, simply click the blue links below for FREE AutoCAD 2009 video tutorials.
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Getting Started with AutoCAD 2009
New in this Version - Lesson 1
New in this Version - Lesson 2

The User Interface - AutoCAD 2009 Style!
Menu Browser
Icon Toolbars
Command Line
Dynamic Input
Dialog Boxes
Shortcut Menu
Status Bar

Drafting Settings

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Modelspace & Paperspace
Model Tab
Layout Tabs
Hiding the Model & Layout Tabs

Zooming & Panning Easily!
The Utilities Panel
Zoom Window
Zoom Object
Zoom In
Zoom Out
Zoom All
Zoom Extents
Realtime Zoom
Realtime Pan
Using Your Mouse Wheel to Realtime Zoom & Pan

Creating a Basic Drawing Title Block
Starting in Modelspace with Limits
Setting Your Layers - Lesson 1
Setting Your Layers - Lesson 2
Using the RECTANGLE Command
Using the OFFSET Command
Using the EXPLODE & ERASE Commands
Using the TRIM & EXTEND Commands
Changing Point Styles & Adding Points to the Drawing

Adding Text & Attributes to the Title Block
Single Line Text (DTEXT)
Multi-Line Text (MTEXT)
Defining Attributes

Converting the Title Block into an AutoCAD Block
Utilizing Layer Zero & Making an AutoCAD Block
Using Copy with Base Point into the Layout Tab
Tidying Up in Modelspace
Editing the Block (Title Block) Attributes
Saving as a DWG File

Using Viewports in the Layout Tabs
New Layer Management Tools in AutoCAD 2009
Creating Rectangular Viewports
Setting the Viewport Scales
Locking the Viewport Scales
Get Used to Saving Your DWG!

Converting the Drawing (DWG) to a Drawing Template (DWT)
The Options Dialog Box
The Default Template Folder
Saving as a DWT File
She STARTUP Variable
Using the Startup Dialog Box / Opening a New DWG from the DWT File

Setting Up the Drawing in Modelspace (Model) Using the Model Tab
Setting Your Units
Setting Your Limits
The Layer Properties Manager
The Layer Pulldown Menu

Drawing in Modelspace
The LINE Command
The ARC Command
The CIRCLE Command
The POLYGON Command
Using COPY to Save Time!
Using OTRACK to Build a Side View with the EXTENSION Snap

Using the Dimension Panel - Lesson 1
Using the Dimension Panel - Lesson 2
Using OSNAP to Your Advantage
New Dimensioning Features in AutoCAD 2009

Setting Up in the Layout Tab
Naming Your Layout Tab
Using Zoom & Pan with Viewports
Setting the Visible Viewport Layers - Lesson 1
Setting the Visible Viewport Layers - Lesson 2
Locking Your Viewport Scales

Annotative Dimensioning
Using Annotative Scaling
Viewport Scaling & Annotation Scaling

Layouts & Page Setups
Setting Layout Properties
Using the Page Setup Manager

Plotting Your Drawing
Plotting from the Model Tab
Plotting from the Layout Tab
Changing Plotting Settings

Publishing Your Drawing
Using the PUBLISH Command
Using ETransmit
DWF Design Review

Wrap Up
What Was Covered / Final Thoughts
About this Author