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Autodesk AutoCAD 2006 Tutorial - Full version


Autodesk AutoCAD 2006 Tutorial - Full version

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Chapter 1 Find the Information You Need
Install the Product
Use the Help System Efficiently
Find Information in Help
Use Searches
Use Ask Me
Understand How Help Topics Are Organized
Use the Up Arrow to Navigate Help Topics
Print Help Topics
Show and Hide the Contents Pane
Get Additional Help
Use Quick Help on the Info Palette
Learn the Product
Access Subscription Center
Overview of Subscription Center
Receive Product Updates and Announcements
Overview of Communication Center
Customize the Update and Announcement Options
Receive New Information Notifications
View the Product Readme
Part 1 The User Interface
Chapter 2 Menus, Toolbars, and Tool Palettes
Tool Palettes
Create and Use Tools from Objects and Images
Create and Use Command Tools
Change Tool Palette Settings
Control Tool Properties
Customize Tool Palettes
Organize Tool Palettes
Save and Share Tool Palettes
The Menu Bar
Shortcut Menus
The Object Snap Menu
Create Your Own Menu and Toolbar Groups
Chapter 3 The Command Window
Enter Commands on the Command Line
Enter System Variables on the Command Line
Navigate and Edit Within the Command Window
Switch Between Dialog Boxes and the Command Line
Dock, Resize, and Hide the Command Window
Chapter 4 DesignCenter
Overview of DesignCenter
Understand the DesignCenter Window
Access Content with DesignCenter
Add Content with DesignCenter
Retrieve Content from the Web with DesignCenter Online
Overview of DesignCenter Online
Understand DesignCenter Online Content Types
Retrieve Content from the Web
Chapter 5 Customize the Drawing Environment
Set Interface Options
Customize Startup
Save and Restore Profiles
Use Workspaces
Chapter 6 Pointing Devices
Pointing Device Buttons
Digitizing Tablets
Part 2 Start, Organize, and Save a Drawing
Chapter 7 Start a Drawing
Start a Drawing from Scratch
Use a Wizard to Start a Drawing
Use a Template File to Start a Drawing
Specify Units and Unit Formats
Determine the Units of Measurement
Set Linear Unit Conventions
Set Angular Unit Conventions
Add Identifying Information to Drawings
Chapter 8 Open or Save a Drawing
Open a Drawing
Open Part of a Large Drawing (Partial Load)
Work with Multiple Open Drawings
Save a Drawing
Find a Drawing File
Specify Search Paths, File Names, and File Locations
Chapter 9 Repair, Restore, or Recover Drawing Files
Repair a Damaged Drawing File
Create and Restore Backup Files
Recover from a System Failure
Chapter 10 Maintain Standards in Drawings
Overview of CAD Standards
Define Standards
Check Drawings for Standards Violations
Translate Layer Names and Properties
Convert Layers to Established Drawing Standards
View Selected Drawing Layers
Purge Unreferenced Layers
Part 3 Control the Drawing Views
Chapter 11 Change a View in Two Dimensions
Pan a View
Magnify a View (Zoom)
Pan and Zoom with the Aerial View Window
Save and Restore Views
Chapter 12 Specify a 3D View
Overview of Specifying a 3D View
View a Parallel Projection in 3D
Overview of Viewing Parallel Projections in 3D
Choose Preset 3D Views
Define a 3D View with Coordinate Values or Angles
Change to a View of the XY Plane
Change a 3D View Dynamically
Display a Perspective View
Specify 3D Views Interactively (3D Orbit)
Overview of 3D Orbit
Set 3D Graphics Display Options (3D Orbit)
Set Lights and Materials (3D Orbit)
Locate the Camera Position (3D Orbit)
Use 3D Orbit Commands
Adjust Clipping Planes (3D Orbit)
Chapter 13 Display Multiple Views in Model Space
Set Model Space Viewports
Select and Use the Current Viewport
Save and Restore Model Tab Viewport Arrangements
Part 4 Choose a Work Process Before You Begin
Chapter 14 Create Single-View Drawings (Model Space)
Quick Start for Model Space Drafting
Draw, Scale, and Annotate in Model Space
Chapter 15 Create Multiple-View Drawing Layouts (Paper Space)
Quick Start for Layouts
Understand the Layout Process
Work with Model Space and Paper Space
Work on the Model Tab
Work on a Layout Tab
Access Model Space from a Layout Viewport
Create and Modify Layout Viewports
Control Views in Layout Viewports
Scale Views in Layout Viewports
Control Visibility in Layout Viewports
Freeze Specified Layers in a Layout Viewport
Screen Objects in Layout Viewports
Turn Layout Viewports On or Off
Scale Linetypes in Layout Viewports
Align Views in Layout Viewports
Rotate Views in Layout Viewports
Reuse Layouts and Layout Settings
Chapter 16 Work with Sheets in a Sheet Set
Quick Start for Sheet Sets
Understand the Sheet Set Manager Interface
Create and Manage a Sheet Set
Create a Sheet Set
Organize a Sheet Set
Create and Modify Sheets
Include Information with Sheets and Sheet Sets
Publish, Transmit, and Archive Sheet Sets
Use Sheet Sets in a Team
Part 5 Create and Modify Objects
Chapter 17 Control the Properties of Objects
Overview of Object Properties
Display and Change the Properties of Objects
Copy Properties Between Objects
Work with Layers
Overview of Layers
Use Layers to Manage Complexity
Create and Name Layers
Change Layer Settings and Layer Properties
Filter and Sort the List of Layers
Save and Restore Layer Settings
Work with Colors
Set the Current Color
Change the Color of an Object
Use Color Books
Work with Linetypes
Overview of Linetypes
Load Linetypes
Set the Current Linetype
Change the Linetype of an Object
Control Linetype Scale
Display Linetypes on Short Segments and Polylines
Control Lineweights
Overview of Lineweights
Display Lineweights
Set the Current Lineweight
Change the Lineweight of an Object
Control the Display Properties of Certain Objects
Control the Display of Polylines, Hatches, Gradient Fills, Lineweights, and Text
Control How Overlapping Objects Are Displayed
Chapter 18 Use Precision Tools
Use Coordinates and Coordinate Systems
Overview of Coordinate Entry
Enter 2D Coordinates
Enter Cartesian Coordinates
Enter Polar Coordinates
Enter 3D Coordinates
Enter 3D Cartesian Coordinates
Enter Cylindrical Coordinates
Enter Spherical Coordinates
Control the User Coordinate System (UCS) in 2D
Specify Drawing Planes in 3D (UCS)
Use World and User Coordinate Systems in 3D
Control the User Coordinate System in 3D
Assign User Coordinate System Orientations to Viewports
Control the Display of the User Coordinate System Icon
Use Dynamic Input
Snap to Locations on Objects (Object Snaps)
Use Object Snaps
Set Visual Aids for Object Snaps (AutoSnap)
Override Object Snaps
Restrict Cursor Movement
Adjust Grid and Grid Snap
Use Orthogonal Locking (Ortho Mode)
Use Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
Lock an Angle for One Point (Angle)
Combine or Offset Points and Coordinates
Combine Coordinate Values (Coordinate Filters)
Track to Points on Objects (Object Snap Tracking)
Specify Distances
Enter Direct Distances
Offset from Temporary Reference Points
Specify Intervals on Objects
Overview of Specifying Intervals on Objects
Specify Measured Intervals on Objects
Divide an Object into Equal Segments
Extract Geometric Information from Objects
Obtain Distances, Angles, and Point Locations
Obtain Area Information
Use a Calculator
Use the QuickCalc Calculator
Overview of QuickCalc
Access QuickCalc and Understand Its Behavior
Enter, Evaluate, and Retrieve Expressions
Convert Units of Measurement
Create and Use Calculator Variables
Use the Command Line Calculator
Chapter 19 Draw Geometric Objects
Draw Linear Objects
Draw Lines
Draw Polylines
Draw Rectangles and Polygons
Draw Multiple-Line Objects
Draw Freehand Sketches
Draw Curved Objects
Draw Arcs
Draw Circles
Draw Polyline Arcs
Draw Donuts
Draw Ellipses
Draw Splines
Draw Construction and Reference Geometry
Draw Reference Points
Draw Construction Lines (and Rays)
Create and Combine Areas (Regions)
Create 3D Objects
Overview of 3D Objects
Add 3D Thickness to Objects
Create Wireframe Models
Create Surfaces
Create 3D Solids
Create Revision Clouds
Chapter 20 Create and Use Blocks (Symbols)
Overview of Blocks
Create and Store Blocks
How Blocks Are Stored and Referenced
Create Blocks Within a Drawing
Create Block Libraries
Create Drawing Files for Use as Blocks
Use Tool Palettes to Organize Blocks
Add Dynamic Behavior to Blocks
Quick Start to Creating Dynamic Blocks
Overview of Dynamic Blocks
Use the Block Editor
Overview of the Block Editor
Use Block Authoring Palettes
How Objects Are Displayed in the Block Editor
Add Dynamic Elements to Blocks
Overview of Dynamic Block Elements
Use Parameters in Dynamic Blocks
Use Actions with Dynamic Blocks
Overview of Using Actions in Dynamic Blocks
Use a Move Action in a Dynamic Block
Use a Scale Action in a Dynamic Block
Use a Stretch Action in a Dynamic Block
Use a Polar Stretch Action in a Dynamic Block
Use a Rotate Action in a Dynamic Block
Use a Flip Action in a Dynamic Block
Use an Array Action in a Dynamic Block
Use a Lookup Action in a Dynamic Block
Use Distance Multiplier and Angle Offset Action Overrides
Use Parameter Sets
Specify Grips for Dynamic Blocks
Create Visibility States
Use Lookup Tables to Assign Data to Dynamic Blocks
Overview of Using Lookup Tables to Assign Data to Dynamic Blocks
Specify Values for Lookup Tables
Specify Custom Properties for Dynamic Blocks
Overview of Specifying Custom Properties for Dynamic Blocks
Specify Value Sets for Dynamic Blocks
Allow Chained Actions for Dynamic Blocks
Modify Dynamic Block Definitions
Correct Errors in Dynamic Block Definitions
Save a Block in the Block Editor
Control the Color and Linetype Properties in Blocks
Nest Blocks
Insert Blocks
Work with Dynamic Blocks in Drawings
Attach Data to Blocks (Block Attributes)
Overview of Block Attributes
Define Block Attributes
Extract Data from Block Attributes
Extract Block Attribute Data (Advanced)
Modify Blocks
Modify a Block Definition
Modify Block Attributes
Change the Color and Linetype in a Block
Disassemble a Block Reference (Explode)
Remove Block Definitions
Chapter 21 Change Existing Objects
Select Objects
Select Objects Individually
Select Multiple Objects
Prevent Objects from Being Selected
Filter Selection Sets
Customize Object Selection
Group Objects
Overview of Groups
Create Groups
Select Objects in Groups
Edit Groups
Correct Mistakes
Erase Objects
Use Windows Cut, Copy, and Paste
Modify Objects
Choose a Method to Modify Objects
Move or Rotate Objects
Move Objects
Rotate Objects
Align Objects
Copy, Offset, or Mirror Objects
Copy Objects
Create an Array of Objects
Offset an Object
Mirror Objects
Change the Size and Shape of Objects
Trim or Extend Objects
Resize or Reshape Objects
Fillet, Chamfer, Break, or Join Objects
Create Fillets
Create Chamfers
Break and Join Objects
Use Grips to Edit Objects
Use Grip Modes
Make Multiple Copies with Grips
Control Grips in Blocks
Modify Complex Objects
Disassociate Compound Objects (Explode)
Modify or Join Polylines
Modify Splines
Modify Multilines
Modify 3D Solids
Overview of Modifying 3D Solids
Fillet and Chamfer 3D Solids
Section and Slice 3D Solids
Modify Faces of 3D Solids
Overview of Modifying Faces on 3D Solids
Extrude Faces on 3D Solids
Move Faces on 3D Solids
Rotate Faces on 3D Solids
Offset Faces on 3D Solids
Taper Faces on 3D Solids
Delete Faces on 3D Solids
Copy Faces on 3D Solids
Color Faces on 3D Solids
Modify Edges of 3D Solids
Imprint 3D Solids
Separate 3D Solids
Shell 3D Solids
Clean and Check 3D Solids
Part 6 Hatches, Notes, Tables, and Dimensions
Chapter 22 Hatches, Fills, and Wipeouts
Overview of Hatch Patterns and Fills
Define Hatch Boundaries
Overview of Hatch Boundaries
Control the Hatching in Islands
Define Hatch Boundaries in Large Drawings
Create Unbounded Hatches
Choose Hatch Patterns and Solid Fills
Create Solid-Filled Areas
Create Gradient-Filled Areas
Use Predefined Hatch Patterns
Create User-Defined Hatch Patterns
Modify Hatches and Solid-Filled Areas
Create a Blank Area to Cover Objects
Chapter 23 Notes and Labels
Overview of Notes and Labels
Create Text
Overview of Creating Text and Leaders
Create Single-Line Text
Create Multiline Text
Overview of Multiline Text
Justify Multiline Text
Format Characters Within Multiline Text
Create Lists in Multiline Text
Indent Multiline Text and Use Tabs
Specify the Line Spacing Within Multiline Text
Create Stacked Characters Within Multiline Text
Create Text with Leaders
Overview of Text with Leaders
Create a Leader Line
Add Text to a Leader
Import Text from External Files
Use Fields in Text
Insert Fields
Update Fields
Use Hyperlinks in Fields
Work with Text Styles
Overview of Text Styles
Assign Text Fonts
Overview of Assigning Text Fonts
Use TrueType Fonts
Use Unicode and Big Fonts
Substitute Fonts
Set Text Height
Set Text Obliquing Angle
Set Horizontal or Vertical Text Orientation
Change Text
Overview of Changing Text
Change Single-Line Text
Change Multiline Text
Change Text with a Leader
Change Text Scale and Justification
Check Spelling
Use an Alternate Text Editor
Overview of Using an Alternate Text Editor
Format Multiline Text in an Alternate Text Editor
Chapter 24 Tables
Create and Modify Tables
Work with Table Styles
Add Text and Blocks to Tables
Use Formulas in Table Cells
Chapter 25 Dimensions and Tolerances
Understand Basic Concepts of Dimensioning
Overview of Dimensioning
Parts of a Dimension
Associative Dimensions
Use Dimension Styles
Overview of Dimension Styles
Compare Dimension Styles and Variables
Control Dimension Geometry
Control Dimension Lines
Control Extension Lines
Control Dimension Arrowheads
Customize Arrowheads
Control Dimension Text
Fit Dimension Text Within Extension Lines
Control the Location of Dimension Text
Control the Appearance of Dimension Text
Control Dimension Values
Control the Display of Dimension Units
Round Off Dimension Values
Suppress Zeros in Dimensions
Display Lateral Tolerances
Set the Scale for Dimensions
Create Dimensions
Create Linear Dimensions
Overview of Creating Linear Dimensions
Create Horizontal and Vertical Dimensions
Create Aligned Dimensions
Create Baseline and Continued Dimensions
Create Rotated Dimensions
Create Dimensions with Oblique Extension Lines
Create Radial Dimensions
Create Angular Dimensions
Create Ordinate Dimensions
Create Arc Length Dimensions
Modify Existing Dimensions
Apply a New Dimension Style to Existing Dimensions
Override a Dimension Style
Modify Dimension Text
Modify Dimension Geometry
Change Dimension Associativity
Add Geometric Tolerances
Overview of Geometric Tolerances
Material Conditions
Datum Reference Frames
Projected Tolerance Zones
Composite Tolerances
Part 7 Plot and Publish Drawings
Chapter 26 Prepare Drawings for Plotting and Publishing
Quick Start to Preparing Drawings for Plotting and Publishing
Specify Page Setup Settings
Overview of Page Setup Settings
Select a Printer or Plotter for a Layout
Select a Paper Size for a Layout
Set the Plot Area of a Layout
Adjust the Plot Offset of a Layout
Set the Plot Scale for a Layout
Set the Lineweight Scale for a Layout
Select a Plot Style Table for a Layout
Set Shaded Viewport and Plot Options for a Layout
Determine the Drawing Orientation of a Layout
Use the Layout Wizard to Specify Layout Settings
Import PCP or PC2 Settings into a Layout
Create and Use Named Page Setups
Use Named Page Setups with Sheet Sets
Chapter 27 Plot Drawings
Quick Start to Plotting
Overview of Plotting
Use a Page Setup to Specify Plot Settings
Select a Printer or Plotter
Specify the Area to Plot
Set Paper Size
Position the Drawing on the Paper
Specify the Printable Area
Set the Position of the Plot
Set Drawing Orientation
Control How Objects Are Plotted
Set Plot Scale
Set Shaded Viewport Options
Overview of Shaded Viewport Plotting
Specify Shaded Plotting Settings
Specify a Resolution Level for Shaded Plotting
Set Options for Plotted Objects
Use Plot Styles to Control Plotted Objects
Overview of Plot Styles
Choose a Type of Plot Style Table
Switch the Type of Plot Style Table
Assign Plot Style Tables to Layouts
Manage Plot Style Tables
Use Color-Dependent Plot Style Tables
Use Named Plot Style Tables
Use Named Plot Styles
Manage Named Plot Styles
Use Predefined Named Plot Style Tables
Delete Color Mapping Tables
Change Plot Style Settings
Overview of Plot Style Settings
Set Color, Screening, Grayscale, and Dither in Plot Style Tables
Assign Pen Numbers and Virtual Pens in Plot Style Tables
Control Plotted Lineweight and Linetype
Assign Plotted Line End and Join Styles
Assign Plotted Fill Styles
Preview a Plot
Plot Files to Other Formats
Plot DWF Files
Plot to DXB File Formats
Plot to Raster File Formats
Plot Adobe PostScript Files
Create Plot Files
Chapter 28 Publish Drawings
Quick Start to Publishing
Overview of Publishing
Create and Modify a Drawing Set for Publishing
Create a Paper or Plot File Drawing Set
Publish an Electronic Drawing Set
Publish a Sheet Set
Republish a Drawing Set
View a Published Electronic Drawing Set
Set Publish Options
3D DWF Publishing
Configure a DWF6 Driver (Advanced)
Overview of Creating or Modifying a DWF6 Configuration File
Set the DWF File Resolution
Set the DWF File Compression
Set Font Handling for the DWF File
Edit Pen Patterns for the DWF File
Part 8 Share Data Between Drawings and Applications
Chapter 29 Reference Other Drawing Files (Xrefs)
Overview of External References
Attach, Update, and Bind External References
Attach External References
Nest and Overlay External References
Update Attached External References
Clip External References and Blocks
Resolve Name Conflicts in External References
Archive Drawings That Contain External References (Bind)
Detach External References
Edit External References and Blocks in Place
Edit an Xref in a Separate Window
Edit Xrefs and Blocks Within Context
Edit Selected Objects in Xrefs and Blocks
Use the Working Set to Edit Xrefs and Blocks
Save Back Edited Xrefs and Blocks
Edit Xrefs and Blocks with Nesting, OLE, orAttributes
Set Paths to Externally Referenced Drawings
Resolve External Reference Errors
Resolve Missing External Reference Files
Resolve External References That Are Circular
Track External Reference Operations (Log File)
Increase Performance with Large Xrefs
Overview of Demand Loading
Unload Xrefs
Work with Demand Loading
Work with Layer and Spatial Indexes
Set Paths for Temporary Xref File Copies
Chapter 30 Link and Embed Data (OLE)
Overview of Object Linking and Embedding
Import OLE Objects
Overview of Importing OLE Objects into Drawings
Link OLE Objects in Drawings
Embed OLE Objects in Drawings
Export OLE Objects from Drawings
Edit OLE Objects in Drawings

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