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AutoCAD 2013 Beginner to Advanced Tutorial

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Beginners AutoCAD 2013
Duration: 15.5 Hours
Video lessons: 121

Advanced AutoCAD 2013
Duration: 14.5 hours
Video lessons: 120
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Includes 30 hours of easy to follow AutoCAD 2013 Beginner to Advanced video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
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Contents from Beginners AutoCAD 2013
Getting Started
What You Will Learn
Introduction To AutoCAD
Installation: AutoCAD, Design Review, Fusion
Turning On AutoCAD For The First Time
Quick Run Thru

New Features In AutoCAD 2013
The Welcome Screen
UI And UX Changes
New D Workflow
Miscellaneous Updates
Autodesk Exchange Applications
New D Work-Flow
Model Documentation Update
Autodesk Cloud

Interfacing With AutoCAD
The AutoCAD Drawing Area - The Crosshairs And Your Mouse
Using The Application Menu And The QAT - Lesson 1
Using The Application Menu And The QAT - Lesson 2
Interfacing With The Ribbon
Taking Advantage Of The Command Line, Dynamic Input And Auto Complete - Lesson 1
Taking Advantage Of The Command Line, Dynamic Input And Auto Complete - Lesson 2
Toolbars And The Menu Bar
Pallets And Short Cut Menus - Lesson
Pallets And Short Cut Menus - Lesson
Using Function Keys And Command Aliases - Lesson 1
Using Function Keys And Command Aliases - Lesson 2
Workspaces - It's Your Screen Space, Do What You Want With It
The Status Bar - A Busy Place
An Introduction To Model Space And Paper Space
Quickview Layouts And Drawings

Basic Operations
You Have To Start Somewhere (Start A New File-Open A File)
Quitting CAD (Save Early, Save Often)
Object Selection - Lesson 1
Object Selection - Lesson 2
Advanced Operation Techniques
How AutoCAD Interprets Units
Working With Specific Units
The User Coordinate System
Working With The Coordinate System
Using The Grid System With The Snap Feature
Chapter Project

Drawing & Drafting Tools
Lines - You Will Use Them Everywhere
Polylines And Their Uses
Rectangles And Ellipses
Points And Their Styles
Methods To Create Precise Objects
Chapter Project - Lesson 1
Chapter Project - Lesson 2

Editing Tools
Delete Duplicates (Overkill)
The Move And Copy Commands
Rotating Objects
Scaling Objects
Stretching Objects
Trim - Extend Lines
Fillet - Chamfer
Rectangular Array
Polar Array
Pathway Array
Copy Array
Object Properties
Chapter Project

Utilities: Tools To Know What's Going On
Listing Objects
Measuring Tools
Purging Unused Items
Undo - The Most Important Command
Chapter Project

Precision Tools: Tricks To Help You Draw Accurately
OSNAP - Lesson 1
OSNAP - Lesson 2

AutoCAD: Using Layers
Layer Properties
The Layer Manager
Freeze, Thaw, On, Off, Lock
Creating And Editing Layers
Using Layers To Control
Chapter Project

Dimension Styles: Drill Down In Dim Town
Advanced Dimension Operations - Lesson 1
Advanced Dimension Operations - Lesson 2
Advanced Dimensioning Tools And Settings: Dimassoc, Dim Reassociate
Single Line Text
Multi Line Text
Multi Line Text Techniques
Wipeouts: Hiding What You Don't Want To See
Text Styles
Chapter Project

What Is A Block
Creating Blocks
Inserting Blocks And Using Them
Editing Blocks
Attributed Blocks - Lesson 1
Attributed Blocks - Lesson 2
The Effect Of Exploding Blocks
Introduction To Dynamic Blocks
Chapter Project

Model Space And Paper Space
What's The Difference
What Belongs In Where
Viewports - Lesson 1
Viewports - Lesson 2

Plot & Publish
Plotting - Lesson 1
Plotting - Lesson 2
Page Set Up
Export Your File
Chapter Project

Final Project
Chapter Project Draw The Building - Lesson 1
Chapter Project Draw The Building - Lesson 2
Chapter Project Decoration
Chapter Project Annotation

About The AutoCAD Tutor
About The CAD Tutor
Contents from the Advanced AutoCAD 2013
Getting Started
What You Will Learn

Drawing Navigation
See What You Want, When You Want To - Named Views
Changing The Way You Look At Things - DVIEW
Tiled Viewports In Model Space
Advanced Navigation Tools

Advanced Operations
Doing More With The Application Menu
CAD With Both Hands - Windows Based Keyboard Shortcuts
A Little Help Goes A Long Way - Construction Lines And Rays
Solids And Donuts
Draw Twice As Much In Half The Time - Multi Lines
Advanced Polyline/Spline Editing - Lesson 1
Advanced Polyline/Spline Editing - Lesson 2
Groups: They Are Like Blocks, But Different
Using The User Coordinate System

Advanced Tools
Align And 3D Align: Line Up Complex Objects
Lengthen: Make Objects Longer
Join: Bringing Two Objects Together
Revision Cloud: Show Others Where Your Drawing Changed
Quick Select: Quickly Apply Selection Filters To Get What You Want
Filters: Create And Save Filter Lists For Your Selections
Rename Tool: A Block By Any Other Name, Is Still A Block
Divide - Measure: Not What You Would Think
Quick Calculator
Select Similar: Pick It Once
Add Selected: Why Start A Command When You Do Not Have To
Chapter Project

Object Visibility
Hide/Isolate/End Isolation On Selected Objects
Transparency: Old Things Just Fade Away
Linetype Scale: Scale Size Is Relative
Draw Order

Advanced Text Features
Import Text: Can I Copy Your Notes?
Fields: If You Link It, The Text Will Come
Advanced Table Features - Lesson 1
Advanced Table Features - Lesson 2
Annotative Scaling: One Text To Rule Them All
Chapter Project

Sheet Sets
What Are Sheet Sets And How Do I Use Them
Creating Sheet Sets
Using Fields To Get SS Data
Drawing Properties: Even More Chances To Use Sheet Sets
Advanced Sheet Set Features - Printing, Creating New Files
Publishing From Sheet Sets

Plotting With PC3 Files
Plotting With CTB Files
Publisher-Batch Plotting: Plot Everything At Once
Animation: Camera Views, Pathways, Create, Output

Using Data
Xref: What, When, How?
Attach/Overlay - Circular References
Visually Displaying Your Referenced Data
Binding: When Your Reference Is Not A Reference Anymore
Xclip: Getting Picky About Your Reference
Managing Xrefs: DWF, DGN, JPG, TIF, PDF, DWG
Linking Data From OLE Objects
Reference Manager: An Often Unknown Tool
Linking Data, Extracting Data

Dynamic Blocks
Know The Power Of Dynamic Blocks
Implementing Dynamic Blocks In Your Drawing
Creating Dynamic Blocks
Action, Parameters, Parameter Sets, Constraints
Testing In The Block Editor
Chapter Project

Parametric Constraints
Constraining Your Data To Ensure Its Quality
Exploring The Different Types Of Constraints
Creating Constraints In Your Model
Using Constraints In The Design Process
Managing Constraints In Your Files

Action Recorder
Action Recorder: Do It Once Why Do It Again?
Editing, Running, And Managing Recorded Actions

Customizing AutoCAD With The CUI
Create Commands
Create And Customize Toolbars And Menus
Customizing The Ribbon
Customizing Workspaces And QAT
Mouse Buttons: Get Five If You Can
Quick Properties
PGP File - Keyboard Commands
Script Files
Tool Pallets: Using, Adding Content, Loading
Custom Linetypes

File Management
New Features Workshop: You Do Not Know What You Do Not Know
Template Files: Working With And Creating Them
Saving Files: There Is A Lot To It
Help: Communication Center, Infocenter And More And Other Services
CAD Standard Files: Keep Track Of Your Settings
Drawing Security: Security Options, Digital Signatures
Errors And Crashes: Audit, Recover, Recover All
Backup Files And Autosave
Design Center

Introduction To 3D Design
3D Modeling: Solids, Primitives, Surfaces, Meshes
3D Operations: Boolean Edits, Extrude, Sweep, Loft, Revolve, Slice Section
Working With 3D Surfaces
Navigating In 3D: Dynamic UCS, Gizmos, 3D Orbit
Visual Styles
Rendering: Materials, Process, Time, Output
Material Library
3D Selections
3D Associative Array
Point Clouds
Model Documentation: Base Views
Model Documentation: Drawing Views-Sections And Details
Chapter Project - Lesson 1
Chapter Project - Lesson 2

Autodesk Cloud Services
What Is The Cloud?
Online Account And Documents
Sharing And Collaboration
Cloud Manager Controls
Rendering In The Cloud
Autodesk Exchange Applications - Autodesks Little App Store

Free Software Tools
Design Review
Drawing Markup Manager
Content Explorer

File Collaboration And Best Practices
Working With Others - And Yourself
Working With Outsiders
Handling Received Files
Discussing Drawings Electronically

Course Conclusion
About The Tutor
  • Tutor: Brian Benton
  • Duration: 30 hours
  • Video lessons: 243
  • Product code: 01735
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: DVD & Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Latest AutoCAD Course: AutoCAD 2017 tutorial
Gain an in-depth insight into the 2013 offering of this professional 2D and 3D design and drafting software with the help of these Beginner to Advanced AutoCAD 2013 tutorials.

Commencing from the absolute basics and concluding with the complex and advanced features, expert trainer Brian Benton presents a comprehensive guide to Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 using high quality training videos.

The full course has over 30 hours of professionally created video training. The beginners tuition includes a tour of the workspace, making use of the drafting tools, using the editing tools, learning how to create blocks and help with plotting. The advanced training provides an overview of the more complex operations, lessons on 3D design, custom linetypes explained, learning constraints, annotation explained, object visibility and so much more.

The identical AutoCAD files that the trainer demonstrates on are also included in the course allowing you to work in parallel with his on-screen actions helping to enhance the learning process.

The complete list of 243 topics are laid out below and you can start learning right away, click any of the blue linked lessons to sample FREE AutoCAD 2013 video tutorials and discover how effective this visual teaching method is...
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