AutoCAD for MicroStation Users

Category: Computer Aided Design (CAD), AutoCAD

Getting Started

  • Communicating with AutoCAD
  • Understanding the AutoCAD user interface
  • Getting out of trouble
  • Options for starting a drawing
  • Managing drawing files

Viewing a Drawing

  • Time-saving display tools
  • Heads-up display for greater speed and accuracy

Basic Drafting Tools

  • Working with AutoCAD’s object snap options

Creating and Editing 2D Geometry

  • Creating lines, circles, and arcs in AutoCAD
  • Erasing, moving, copying, scaling, and rotating objects
  • Using grips for better editing

Managing Object Properties

  • Organising drawing geometry using layers
  • Working with different linetypes
  • Options for changing object properties

Basic Drawing Techniques

  • Understanding the best use of AutoCAD editing commands to make objects parallel, longer, repeat, or symmetrical
  • Trim unwanted segments, round object corners Creating orthographic views

Blocks vs. Cells

  • AutoCAD blocks – a more flexible approach to grouping objects
  • Use blocks as internal or external objects
  • Editing blocks in place

Drawing Annotation

  • Editing text and dimensions on the fly
  • Quick dimensions

Working with Layouts

  • Creating sheets for plotting
  • Using viewports
  • Setting layouts to plot to scale

Improving Drawing Appearance

  • How to use hatch patterns to represent different parts or materials
  • Editing and previewing hatch patterns

Getting Your Drawings Out

  • Plotting options, controlling plotting scale

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