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Chapter 000 Getting to AutoCAD
1. About Trainer
2. Introductions ( how the course is set up)
3. What is AutoCAD and why use it
4. Terminology
5. Opening AutoCAD from computer

Chapter 001 getting started Total approximate minutes so far 31
1. ****Welcome Screen
2. Interface Layout
3. ****Application Menu
4. Quick access Toolbar
5. Help (Infocenter)
6. Ribbon
7. Model Space and Paper Space
8. ViewCube and Navigation Bar
9. UCS
10. Command Line
11. Status Bar
12. Customizing the ribbon (Toolbars and panels)
13. Workspaces
14. A recap on the interface

Chapter 002 Handling Documents
1. Opening Templates
2. Understanding Units
3. Creating Templates
4. Saving Documents
5. File Backups
6. Multiple documents
7. Dgn Files
8. A recap on documents

Chapter 003 2D Object Creation
1. Mouse clicks and wheel
2. Lines
3. Rectangles
4. Polygon
5. Circles
6. Ellipse
7. Arcs
8. Simple drawing project a house
9. A recap on 2D object creation

Chapter 004 Drawing Accurately. 30
1. about drawing accurately
2. Grid Snap and spacing
3. Polar ortho
4. Manual inputs
5. Relative and absolute
6. Manual input with angles
7. Object Snaps
8. Dynamic input
9. Object Snap Tracking
11. Moving UCS
12. Quick Calculator
14. Right click menu snaps
15.

Chapter 005 Modifying Objects.
1. about modifying objects
2. Selection Window and Crossing and fencing
3. Selection Settings
4. Undo Redo
5. Move copy rotate
6. Erase
7. Mirror
8. Stretch scale
9. Trim extend
10. Fillet and Chamfer
11. Array
12. Offset
13. Explode
14. Grips
15. Grip Modifying
16. Drawing project. Copy a part
17. Drawing project. Creating a simple floor plan

Chapter 006 Layers
1. Introduction to layers
2. Naming Layers (Standards)
3. Layer properties
4. Deleting layers
5. Layer descriptions
6. Moving Objects to Different Layer
7. Object isolation
8. Drawing project fixing the layers of our part
9. Drawing project fixing the layers of our floor plan
10. A recap on layers

Chapter 007 Properties of Objects
1. Setting ByLayer
2. Overriding Settings
3. Properties Panel and Layer Panel

Chapter 008 Annotation
1. about text
2. Single Line
3. Justification
4. Text Style
5. MText
6. MText Style
7. Leaders
8. MultiLeaders
9. MultiLeader Styles
10. Editing Text
11. Aligning Leaders
12. Importing Text
13. Creating Tables
14. Modifying Tables
15. Project adding text to our floor plan
16. Project adding text to our part
17. A recap on text

Chapter 009 Dimensioning
1. Introduction to Dimensions
2. Dimension Layers
3. Linear Dimensions
4. Baseline Dimensions
5. Radius diameter Dimensions
6. Modifying Dimensions
7. Adding to Dimension Text
8. Spacing Dimensions
9. Breaking Lines of Dimensions
10. Jogged Lines
11. Dimension Styles
12. Project dimensioning our floor plan
13. Project dimensioning our part
14. A recap on dimensioning

Chapter 009 Hatching
1. Why Hatch
2. Adding Hatch
3. Creating a Hatch Layer
4. Changing Scale and Angle of Hatch
5. Positioning Hatch Origin
6. Hatch Colors
7. Associative and Annotative Hatch
8. Gap Tolerance
9. Islands and Hatching
10. Draw Order
11. Project Hatching our floor plan
12. Project hatching our part
13. A recap on hatching

Chapter 010 Plotting
1. Introduction to Plotting
2. Model Space and Paper Space (revisited)
3. Printers
4. Formats
5. Title Blocks
6. Creating Viewports
7. Multiple Viewports
8. Scaling
9. Annotations on Viewports
10. Model Space within Paper Space
11. Page Setup
12. Previewing
13. Plot Style
14. Plotter Manager
15. A recap on plotting

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