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kendrol CAD teaching series: AutoCAD Beginner's Guide to 2D & 3D Drawings By Kendrol Philips.

Contents:
 By Kendrol Philips

Chapter 1 Getting to Know AutoCAD for Windows
⏩Starting AutoCAD for Windows 
Exploring the User Interface
Using the New Tab
Introducing Workspaces 
Exploring the Drafting & Annotation Workspace
Putting the User Interface to Work 
Using the Ribbon 
Using File Tabs to Manage Drawings   
Working in the Command-Line Interface   
Understanding the Status Bar                         
Using the Application Menu                               
Using the Keyboard                                               
Using the Mouse                                                           
If You Would Like More Practice                                                    
Are You Experienced?       
                                                                               
Chapter 2 Learning Basic Commands to Get Started
Using the Line Tool
Using Coordinates 
Using Relative Coordinates 
Using the Direct Distance Method 
Drawing the Shape 
Using Relative Cartesian Coordinates
Erasing Lines 
Using Relative Polar Coordinates 
Using Direct Input 
Using the Offset Command 
Using the Fillet Command
Completing the Shape 
Offsetting Lines to Mark an Opening
Extending Lines 
Trimming Lines
If You Would Like More Practice
Are You Experienced?

Chapter 3 Setting Up a Drawing 
Setting Up the Drawing Units 
Setting Up the Drawing Size 
Using the Grid 
Setting Up Drawing Limits 
Drawing with Grid and Snap
Taking a Closer Look at Dynamic Input
Saving Your Work 
Saving Drawings to Your Hard Drive or Network Drive
Saving Drawings to Autodesk 360 Storage
Understanding AutoCAD Units
Exploring Options for Linear Units
Exploring Options for Angular Units 
Are You Experienced? 

Chapter 4 Developing Drawing Strategies: Part 1 
⏩Laying Out the Walls
Creating Polylines from Existing Objects 
Creating and Editing Polylines 
Creating the Exterior Wall Lines 
Creating the Interior Walls
Cutting Openings in the Walls
Creating Doors
Drawing Swinging Doors 
Copying Objects 
Mirroring Objects
Scaling the Bathroom Door
Drawing a Sliding Glass Door
Drawing the Bifold Doors
Reviewing Drawing Strategies Used in This Chapter
If You Would Like More Practice
An Alternative Sliding Glass Door 
An Addition to the Cabin
Three Views of a Block
Are You Experienced? 

Chapter 5 Developing Drawing Strategies: Part 2 
Starting and Running Commands 
Drawing the Thresholds 
Drawing the Front Threshold 
Drawing the Back Threshold
Drawing the Decks and Stairs 
Drawing the Front Deck 
Drawing the Deck Posts
Drawing the Stairs
Mirroring the Post and Railing 
Drawing the Back Deck and Stairs 
Using Point Filters to Finish the Deck
Laying Out the Kitchen 
Drawing the Counter 
Drawing the Stove and Refrigerator
Completing the Stove with Parametrics
Drawing the Kitchen Sink 
Constructing the Bathroom 
Setting Running Object Snaps
Drawing a Shower Unit 
Drawing the Bathroom Sink and Mirror
Positioning the Toilet and Shelves
Drawing the Hot Tub
If You Would Like More Practice
Drawing the Cabin Again
Drawing Something Else 
Drawing Furniture for the Cabin 
Drawing a Gasket 
Drawing a Parking Lot
Are You Experienced? 

Chapter 6 Using Layers to Organize Your Drawing 
Using Layers as an Organizing Tool
Setting Up Layers
Assigning Linetypes to Layers 
Assigning Objects to Layers 
Turning Off and Freezing Layers 
Drawing the Headers 
Drawing the Roof
Setting a Linetype Scale Factor 
Drawing the Ridgeline
Using the Layer Walk Tool
Setting Properties of Layers and Objects 
Assigning a Color or a Linetype to an Object Instead of a Layer 
Making a Color or a Linetype Current  
Using the Action Recorder 
If You Would Like More Practice
Creating a Layer State 
Setting Up Layers for Your Trade or Profession 
Are You Experienced? 

Chapter 7 Combining Objects into Blocks 
Making a Block for a Door 
Inserting the Door Block 
Understanding and Using Groups
Finding Blocks in a Drawing 
Using Grips to Detect a Block
Using the LIST Command to Detect a Block
Using the Properties Palette to Examine a Block 
Creating a Window Block 
Inserting the Window Block 
Rotating a Block during Insertion 
Using Snap Tracking to Set the Insertion Point
Changing a Block’s Scale Factor by Using Object Properties
Finishing the Windows
Revising a Block 
Sharing Information between Drawings
Copying Objects between Drawings 
Using the AutoCAD DesignCenter 
Using Other Ways to Share Information between Drawings
If You Would Like More Practice
Are You Experienced? 


Chapter 8 Controlling Text in a Drawing 
Setting Up Text Styles
Determining the Text and Drawing Scales
Defining a Text Style for View Titles
Placing Titles of Views in the Drawing
Using Annotative Text
Defining an Annotative Text Style 
Placing Room Labels in the Floor Plan 
Using Text in a Grid 
Creating a Border and Title Block 
Using Multiline Text 
Finishing the Title Block 
Using Mtext for General Notes 
Using the Spell-Check Feature
Exploring Other Aspects of Multiline Text 
If You Would Like More Practice
Are You Experienced? 

Chapter 9 Using Dynamic Blocks and Tables
Using Attributes for a Grid
Defining Blocks with Attributes 
Inserting Blocks with Attributes
Editing Attribute Text 
Setting Up Multiple Attributes in a Block
Defining a Block with Multiple Attributes
Calculating Areas
Inserting the Room Information Block 
Editing Attributes 
Controlling the Visibility of Attributes 
Exploring Other Uses for Attributes
Creating a Dynamic Block 
Setting Up Parameters and Actions 
Fine-Tuning the Dynamic Block with the Properties Palette 
Inserting a Dynamic Block
Creating a Table
Defining a Table Style
Designing a Table 
Adding Formulas to a Table 
Creating Tables from Attributes
Modifying the Table Display
If You Would Like More Practice
Are You Experienced? 

Chapter 10 Generating Elevations
Drawing the South Elevation
Creating the South Elevation
Setting Up Lines for the Heights 
Using Construction Lines to Project Elevation Points
Copying Objects by Using Grips 
Trimming Lines in the Elevation
Assigning Elevation Layers
Drawing the Decks in Elevation
Generating the Other Elevations
Making the Opposite Elevation
Revising the New South Elevation
Making the Front and Back Elevations 
Considering Drawing Scale Issues 
Drawing Interior Elevations 
If You Would Like More Practice
Are You Experienced? 


Chapter 11 Working with Hatches, Gradients, and Tool Palettes 
Hatching the South Elevation 
Looking at Hatch Patterns 
Hatching the Rest of the South Elevation
Using Hatches in the Floor Plan
Creating the User-Defined Hatch Pattern 
Controlling the Origin of the Hatch Pattern
Finishing the Hatches for the Floors 
Modifying the Shape of Hatch Patterns
Creating and Managing Tool Palettes 
Creating a New Tool Palette
Setting Up a Palette for Hatches
Creating a Palette for Commands 
If You Would Like More Practice
Creating the Hatch Patterns for the Other Elevations 
Are You Experienced? 


Chapter 12 Dimensioning a Drawing 
Introducing Dimension Styles
Preparing for Dimensioning 
Creating a Text Style for Dimensions
Making a New Dimension Style 
Setting Up the Primary Units Tab (Architectural)
Setting Up the Primary Units Tab (Metric)
Completing the Dimension Style Setup
Exploring the Alternate Units and Tolerances Tabs
Placing Dimensions on the Drawing
Placing Horizontal Dimensions 
Using the Dimension Continue Command 
Using the Dimension Baseline Command 
Setting Up Vertical Dimensions 
Finishing the Dimensions 
Using Other Types of Dimensions
Using Radial Dimensions 
Adding a Diameter Dimension
Adding an Arc Length 
Setting Up Parent and Child Dimensioning Styles
Using Aligned and Angular Dimensions 
Using Leader Lines 
Modifying Dimensions 
Editing Dimension Text Content
Moving Dimensions 
Adjusting Space between Stacked Dimensions
Using Dimension Overrides 
Dimensioning Short Distances 
If You Would Like More Practice
Dimensioning the Garage Addition
Dimensioning to a Centerline
Practicing on Your Own
Are You Experienced?


Chapter 13 Managing External References 
Drawing a Site Plan 
Using Surveyor’s Units 
Drawing the Driveway
Setting Up an External Reference 
Using the External References Palette
Organizing the Drawing Objects
Moving and Rotating an Xref
Modifying an Xref Drawing 
Modifying an Xref by Making It the Current Drawing
Modifying an Xref from within the Host Drawing
Adding an Image to a Drawing 
Putting Xrefs to Use
Exploring Additional Xref Features
Setting the Xref Path
Changing Path Types 
Binding Xrefs 
Exploring on Your Own
If You Would Like More Practice
Building Architectural References
Comparing Reference Types
Are You Experienced? 


Chapter 14 Using Layouts to Set Up a Print 
Preparing the Title Block
Creating the Title Block Drawing
Sizing and Cleaning Up the Title Block 
Defining the Title Block Attributes 
Setting Up a Sheet Template
Finishing the Sheet Template 
Creating Plan Sheets 
Creating the Cover Sheet 
Generating Floor Plan Sheets
Composing the Floor Plan Sheets 
Creating Elevation Sheets
Composing the South Elevation
Composing the Other Elevations
Using Sheet Set Manager
Creating a New Sheet Set 
Adding Drawings to a Sheet Set 
Defining Sheet Properties
If You Would Like More Practice
Are You Experienced? 


Chapter 15 Printing a Drawing 
Using the Plot Dialog Box 
Assigning Lineweights to a Drawing 
Assigning Lineweights to Layers
Updating Xref Layer Definitions
Plotting from Model Space
Configuring the Plot
Previewing a Print 
Plotting a Drawing Using Layouts 
Publishing a Single Layout 
Publishing Multiple Layouts 
Publishing with Sheet Set Manager 
A Few Words about Plot Styles 
Introducing Plot Style Table Files
Understanding How Plot-Style Table Files Are Organized
Going Forward
If You Would Like More Practice
Are You Experienced?


Chapter 16 Creating 3D Geometry 
Modeling in 3D
Setting Up the 3D Workspace and Environment 
Making the Walls 
Creating the Door and Window Block-Outs 
Moving and Rotating in 3D
Using the First Right-Hand Rule
Cutting the Openings
Creating the Floor, Foundation, and Thresholds 
Creating the Foundation and Supports  
Building the Windows  
Navigating with the ViewCube 
Adding the Sliding Door  
Building the Decks  
Putting a Roof on the Cabin  
Getting Further Directions in 3D
Using Other Solid-Modeling Tools 
Using Mesh-Modeling Tools
Using Surface-Modeling Tools
If You Would Like More Practice
Are You Experienced?

Chapter 17 Rendering and Materials
Creating Cameras to Reproduce Views 
Using the Loft Tool
Creating the Cameras 
Creating a Lighting Scheme 
Creating a Light Source 
Enabling Shadows
Creating the First Render
Controlling the Background of the Rendering  
Adding Materials  
Adjusting the Material Mapping 
Rendering to a File 
If You Would Like More Practice 
Are You Experienced? 

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kendrol CAD teaching series: AutoCAD Beginner's Guide to 2D & 3D Drawings By Kendrol Philips

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➥Author: Kendrol Philips
Language: English
Size: 23.7 MB
Pages: 1023
Format: PDF

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