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Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 Beginner to Advanced Tutorial

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Beginners AutoCAD 2014
Duration: 14.5 Hours
Video lessons: 120

Advanced AutoCAD 2014
Duration: 14.75 hours
Video lessons: 122
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Includes 30 hours of easy to follow Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 Beginner to Advanced video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
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Contents from Beginners AutoCAD 2014
Getting Started With AutoCAD 2014
What You Will Learn
Introduction To AutoCAD
Installing AutoCAD
Turning On AutoCAD For The First Time
A Quick Run Through

New Features In AutoCAD 2014
User Interface - File Tabs And The Command Line
XRef Management Enhancements
The Cloud - Autodesk 360 Tab And Settings Sync
Design Feed - Collaborate With Everyone
Geographic Location - Your Location And A Map From The Cloud
The Little Things
Exchange Apps Management
Secure Load - Keep Yourself Safe

Interfacing With AutoCAD
Drawing Area - The Crosshairs And Your Mouse
Using The Application Menu And The QAT
Interfacing With The Ribbon
Taking Advantage Of The Command Line
Toolbars And The Menu Bar
File Tabs
Pallets And Short Cut Menus - Lesson 1
Pallets And Short Cut Menus - Lesson 2
Using Function Keys And Command Aliases - Lesson 1
Using Function Keys And Command Aliases - Lesson 2
Workspaces - Your Screen, Your Space
The Status Bar - A Busy Place
An Introduction To Model And Paper Space
Quickview Layouts And Drawings

Basic Operations
Starting A New File
Quitting AutoCAD - Save Early, Save Often
Object Selection - Lesson 1
Object Selection - Lesson 2
Quick Selections And Advanced Operation Techniques
How AutoCAD Interprets Units
Working With Specific Units
The User Coordinate System
Working With The Coordinate System
Using The Grid System And Snap Feature
Chapter Project

Drawing And 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
The Move And Copy Commands
Rotating Objects
Scaling Objects
Stretching Objects
Trimming Or Extending Lines
Fillet Or Chamfer
Rectangular Arrays
Polar Arrays
Pathway Arrays
Copy Arrays
Object Properties
Chapter Project

Utilities: Tools To Know What Is 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 And 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
Single Line Text
Multi Line Text
Multi Line Text Techniques
Wipeouts - Hiding What You Do Not Want To See
Text Styles
Chapter Project

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

Model And Paper Space
What Is The Difference?
What Belongs Where?
Viewports - Lesson 1
Viewports - Lesson 2

Plot And Publish
Plotting - Lesson 1
Plotting - Lesson 2
Page Setup
Exporting Your File
Chapter Project

Final Project
Drawing The Building - Lesson 1
Drawing The Building - Lesson 2

About The AutoCAD Trainer
About The CAD Tutor
Contents from the Advanced AutoCAD 2014
Getting Started
What You Will Learn

Drawing Navigation
See What You Want, When You Want To
Changing The Way You Look At Things
Viewports Are Not Just For Paper Space - Tiled Viewports In Model Space
Advanced Navigation Tools

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

Advanced Tools
Align And 3D Align
Lengthening Objects
Joining Two Objects Together
Revisions Cloud
Quick Selection Filters
Creating And Saving Filters
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
Adding Selections
Chapter Project

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

Advanced Text Features
Import Text: Can I Copy Your Notes
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
Advanced Sheet Set Features
Publishing From Sheet Sets

Plotting With PC3 Files
Plotting With CTB Files
Publisher-Batch Plotting: Plot Everything At Once
Animation: Creating Camera Views And Pathways

Using Data
Xref: What, When And How
Attach/Overlay - Circular References
Visually Displaying Your Referenced Data
Binding Your Reference
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 And Extracting Data

Dynamic Blocks
Know The Power Of Dynamic Blocks
Implementing Dynamic Blocks In Your Drawing
Creating Dynamic Blocks
Actions, Parameters, Parameter Sets And 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: Doing It Once
Editing, Running, And Managing Recorded Actions

Customizing AutoCAD With The CUI
Creating Commands
Creating Customized 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, Loading And Adding Content
Custom Line Types

File Management
New Features Workshop
Creating And Working With Template Files
Saving Files
Help And Other Resources
CAD Standard Files: Keep Track Of Your Settings
Drawing Security Options And Digital Signatures
Errors And Crashes: Audit, Recover And Recover All
Backup Files And Autosave
Design Centre
Secure Load

Introduction To 3D Design
3D Modelling: Solids, Primitives, Surfaces And Meshes
3D Operations: Boolean Edits, Extrude, Sweep, Loft, Revolve And Slice Section
Working With 3D Surfaces And Mesh Objects
Navigating In 3D: Dynamic UCS, Gizmos, 3D Orbit
Visual Styles
Rendering: Materials, Process, Time And Output
Material Library
3D Associative Array
3D Selections
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
Design Feed
Sharing And Collaboration
Cloud Manager Controls
Rendering In The Cloud
Autodesk Exchange Applications
Geographic Locations And Autodesk Maps Service

Free Software Tools
Design Review
Drawing Markup Manager
Content Explorer

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

About The CAD Tutor
  • Tutor: Brian Benton
  • Duration: 30 hours
  • Video lessons: 242
  • Product code: 01780
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: DVD & Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Later course available: Yes, AutoCAD 2017 tutorial
Gain the skills and knowledge to use this powerful CAD program to an high level of skill and proficiency with the help of these Beginner to Advanced AutoCAD 2014 tutorials

Presented by certified Autodesk trainer Brian Benton, he uses step-by-step training videos to take users from the basics to a more challenging concepts of AutoCAD allowing you to create complex CAD drawings to share with whoever you like!

The beginner course includes tuition on the new 2014 workspace, lessons on selecting objects, using the pan and zoom tools, the new drawing and drafting features, how to scale and stretch objects, learning to use AutoCAD layers, annotation explained, an AutoCAD block explained and more. Throughout the training the tutor makes reference to real AutoCAD working files, which are included in the DVD/Download purchase allowing you to easily keep pace with the training and replicate Brian's on-screen actions.

The Advanced course includes instruction on the complex operations and tools with 3D align explained, lessons on Sheet Sets, making use of Dynamic Blocks, help with file management, learning 3D design, Annotation, using Autodesk Cloud Services and so much more.

The complete bundle training course contents is listed below and you can start learning right away. Click any of the blue linked lessons to sample free video lessons and discover how effective this practical "how to" tutoring is...
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