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AutoCAD 2014 Advanced Training
DVD Edition with Brian Benton

AutoCAD 2014 Advanced Training -- DVD Edition with Brian Benton

A Practical AutoCAD Training Course That Teaches Real World Skills

In AutoCAD 2014 Advanced Training DVD Edition with Brian Benton, expert author Brian Benton builds on your basic AutoCAD knowledge, and teaches you more advanced concepts and complex ways to apply the tools available to you in this CAD software program from Autodesk. This tutorial is designed for AutoCAD users that already have a good working knowledge of the program, and is not for beginners.
AutoCAD 2014 Advanced Training DVD Edition with Brian Bentonjumps right into advanced AutoCAD topics such as tiled viewports and advanced navigation tools, Solids and Donuts, joining objects, working with object visibility and complex text features for annotation. You will learn how to start using Sheet Sets, how to utilize parametric constraints, and even how to use some basic 3D design modelling tools.
This video tutorial for AutoCAD also covers Autodesk Cloud Services, file collaboration and file management, and much more.
Once you have completed this advanced tutorial for AutoCAD, you will have a solid grasp on how to work more efficiently. You will be able to use advanced drafting tools and methods, allowing you to create more accurate drawings, faster. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Content

Getting Started With AutoCAD 2014
  • 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 - Part 1
  • Advanced Polyline/Spline Editing - Part 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
  • Fields: If You Link It, The Text Will Come
  • Advanced Table Features - Part 1
  • Advanced Table Features - Part 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 - Part 1
  • Chapter Project - Part 2
Autodesk Cloud Services
  • What Is The Cloud
  • Online Account And Documents
  • AutoCAD WS
  • Design Feed
  • Sharing And Collaboration
  • Cloud Manager Controls
  • Rendering In The Cloud
  • Autodesk Exchange Applications
  • Geographic Locations And Autodesk Maps Service
Free Software Tools
  • Trueview
  • 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 Author
  • About the Author

About The Author

Brian Benton is an Engineering Technician, CAD Service Provider, technical writer and blogger. He has over 18 years of experience in various design fields (Mechanical, Structural, Civil, Survey, Marine, Environmental) and is well versed in many design software packages (CAD, GIS, Graphics). He is Cadalyst Magazine's Tip Patroller, AUGI HotNews Production Manager, and O`Reilly AutoCAD training video author.

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