Autodesk FormIt - The Complete Guide

This course gives you a solid understanding of Autodesk FormIt and its tools to aid in the creation of both 2D and 3D objects.

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Course Length: 6 Hours

What you'll learn

  • Welcome to FormIt
  • Getting Started
  • More Design Tools
  • Working with Designs
  • FormIt Pro

Course Description

Autodesk FormIt – The Complete Guide is designed to give you a solid understanding of FormIt and its features. You will explore how to start a new sketch and the basics of adding objects. Then, you’ll learn about tools to aid in the creation of both 2D and 3D objects, as well as how to modify and organize 3D objects. Finally, you’ll discover the key features of FormIt Pro.

To get the most out of this course, we strongly recommend you review every topic within the course, and use all the learning styles to ensure you retain the important information within. We also encourage you to take all the progress tests to ensure you have retained the knowledge, and most importantly practice with the real world, Let Me Try examples.

Course Outline

Autodesk FormIt Course Outline

Welcome to FormIt

  • What is FormIt?
  • Using the FormIt User Interface

Getting Started

  • Building Your First Model
  • More Sketching Tools

More Design Tools

  • More Sketching
  • More 2D Tools
  • Additional Tools
  • Grouping

Working with Designs

  • Working with Designs
  • More Tools
  • Data Import

FormIt 360 Pro

  • FormIt for Windows
  • Collaboration
  • Analysis

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

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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  • 2020

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