AutoCAD 2D Drafting and Annotation

AutoCAD 2D Drafting and Annotation

AutoCAD 2D Drafting and Annotation The Complete Guide is designed to give you a solid understanding of AutoCAD features and capabilities. This course covers Starting with Sketching, Layers, Dimension Styles, Dynamic Blocks and A360. Autodesk AutoCAD is a powerful CAD software helping professionals create 2D drawings faster and with more precision. Its simplified 2D drafting allows teams to work more efficiently by sharing drawings across connected desktop, cloud, and mobile solutions.

Learning Objective

New for AutoCAD
General Updates
Drawing Compare
Document Improvements
Layer Enhancements

Introduction to AutoCAD
Introduction to AutoCAD
Getting Started with AutoCAD

Starting with Sketching
Drawing Lines
Creating Other 2D Objects
AutoCAD Polylines
Adding Points

Working with Drawing Aids
Drawing Aids
More Drawing Aids

Editing Sketched Objects
Editing Sketched Objects
Duplicating Objects
Separating and Joining Sketched Objects
More Editing Tools

Working with Layers
Layer Tools

Editing Sketched Objects II
Object Properties
Utilizing Grips

Creating Text and Tables
Annotative Objects
Creating Text
Using Tables
More Text Tools

Dimensioning and Detailing Your Drawings
More Dimensioning
Working with True Associative Dimensions
Adding Leaders

Editing Dimensions
Editing Dimensions Using Editing Tools
Editing Dimensions Part 2

Dimension Styles
Dimension Styles
Using Dimension Styles

Adding Constraints to Sketches
Constraints in a Sketch
Dimensions, Parameters, and Equations

Hatching Drawings
Hatching Basics
Modifying Hatch Properties

Paper Space
Paper Space Layouts
Adding Viewports
Working with Viewports
Layout Tools

Plotting Drawings
Plotting Drawings In AutoCAD
Plot Styles and Page Setups
Publishing to other File Types

Template Drawings
Customizing Templates

Working with Blocks
Working with Blocks
Inserting Blocks
Changing Blocks

Dynamic Blocks
Building Dynamic Blocks

AutoCAD Sheet Sets
An Introduction to Sheet Sets
Build a Sheet Set
Sheet Set Views

AutoCAD and A360
AutoCAD in the Cloud

About the Author

Mike Thomas spent the first 12-years of his career in the Autodesk channel working for an Autodesk reseller as an Application Specialist. During his travels, he delivered countless hours of training, support, demos, and implementations. He was very fortunate to be able to help solve many issues with Autodesk software. Mike has been using AutoCAD since r13, cut his solid modeling teeth on Mechanical Desktop, and has been using Inventor since before it was known as Inventor. Data Management has always been a big part of his professional life, for the most part with Autodesk Vault.

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