Product Description

AutoCAD® 2018: 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.

Duration: 3 days

Course Content:
  1. Advanced Text Objects

    • Annotation Scale Overview
    • Using Fields
    • Controlling the Draw Order
  2. Working with Tables

    • Working with Linked Tables
    • Creating Table Styles
  3. Projects - Advanced Annotation
  4. Dynamic Blocks

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

    • Inserting Blocks with Attributes
    • Editing Attribute Values
    • Defining Attributes
    • Redefining Blocks with Attributes
    • Extracting Attributes
  6. Projects - Advanced Blocks and Attributes
  7. Output and Publishing

    • Output For Electronic Review
    • Autodesk Design Review
    • Publishing Drawing Sets
  8. Other Tools for Collaboration

    • eTransmit
    • Hyperlinks
  9. Cloud Collaboration and 2D Automation
  10. Connecting to the Cloud
  11. Sharing Drawings in the Cloud
  12. Rendering in the Cloud
  13. Attach Navisworks Files
  14. 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
  15. Publishing and Customizing Sheet Sets

    • Transmitting and Archiving Sheet Sets
    • Publishing Sheet Sets
    • Customizing Sheet Sets
    • Custom Blocks for Sheet Sets
  16. Projects - Sheet Sets
  17. Managing Layers

    • Working in the Layer Properties Manager
    • Creating Layer Filters
    • Setting Layer States
  18. CAD Standards

    • CAD Standards Concepts
    • Configuring Standards
    • Checking Standards
    • Layer Translator
  19. System Setup

    • Options Dialog Box
    • System Variables
    • Dynamic Input Settings
    • Drawing Utilities
    • Managing Plotters
    • Plot Styles
  20. Introduction to Customization

    • Why Customize?
    • Creating a Custom Workspace
  21. Customizing the User Interface

    • Using the Customize User Interface (CUI) Dialog Box
    • Customizing the Ribbon
    • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Customizing Menus
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
  22. Macros and Custom Routines

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