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AutoCAD Level 3 - Creating and Presenting 3D Models

Course Overview

AutoCAD® Level 3: Advanced introduces advanced techniques and teaches you to be proficient in your use of the AutoCAD® software. This is done by teaching you how to recognize the best tool for the task, the best way to use that tool, and how to create new tools to accomplish tasks more efficiently.

Who Should Attend

Professionals who want unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for producing superb 3D modeling

Course Objectives

  • Fundamental concepts and workflows for creating 3D models using AutoCAD
  • Represent a design by creating solid primitives, solid or surface models from cross-sectional geometry, or composite models from multiple solid models
  • Complete a solid model design by adding the necessary features to detail, duplicate, and position 3D models
  • Convert 2D objects to 3D objects
  • Document a 3D design by creating 2D drawings for production and visualization
  • Communicate design ideas using visual styles, lights, model walk-through tools, and renderings

    Course Outline

    1 - Introduction

    2 - Advanced Text Objects

    • Annotation Scale Overview
    • Using Fields
    • Controlling the Draw Order

    3 - Working with Tables

    • Working with Linked Tables
    • Creating Table Styles

    4 - Projects - Advanced Annotation

    5 - Dynamic Blocks

    • Working with Dynamic Blocks
    • Creating Dynamic Block Definitions
    • Dynamic Block Authoring Tools
    • Additional Visibility Options

    6 - Attributes

    • Inserting Blocks with Attributes
    • Editing Attribute Values
    • Defining Attributes
    • Redefining Blocks with Attributes
    • Extracting Attributes

    7 - Projects - Advanced Blocks & Attributes

    8 - Output and Publishing

    • Output For Electronic Review
    • Autodesk Design Review
    • Publishing Drawing Sets

    9 - Other Tools for Collaboration

    • eTransmit
    • Hyperlinks

    10 - Cloud Collaboration and 2D Automation

    • Connecting to the Cloud
    • Sharing Drawings in the Cloud
    • Attach Navisworks Files
    • Attach BIM 360 Glue Models

    11 - Introduction to Sheet Sets

    • Overview of Sheet Sets
    • Creating Sheet Sets
    • Creating Sheets in Sheet Sets
    • Adding Views to Sheets
    • Importing Layouts to Sheet Sets

    12 - Publishing & Customizing Sheet Sets

    • Transmitting and Archiving Sheet Sets
    • Publishing Sheet Sets
    • Customizing Sheet Sets
    • Custom Blocks for Sheet Sets

    13 - Projects - Sheet Sets

    14 - Managing Layers

    • Working in the Layer Properties Manager
    • Creating Layer Filters
    • Setting Layer States

    15 - CAD Standards

    • CAD Standards Concepts
    • Configuring Standards
    • Checking Standards
    • Layer Translator

    16 - System Setup

    • Options Dialog Box
    • System Variables
    • Dynamic Input Settings
    • Drawing Utilities
    • Managing Plotters
    • Plot Styles

    17 - Introduction to Customization

    • Why Customize?
    • Creating a Custom Workspace

    18 - Customizing the User Interface

    • Using the Customize User Interface (CUI) Dialog Box
    • Customizing the Ribbon
    • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Customizing Menus
    • Keyboard Shortcuts

    19 - Macros & Custom Routines

    • Custom Commands & Macros
    • Running Scripts
    • Action Recorder
    • Editing Action Macros
    • Loading Custom Routines

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    This is a 3-day class

    Price: $1,495.00
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