AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 6 (Tips & Tricks)

In this AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 6, different tips & tricks are shared. Topics covered in this tutorial are

- Polar Tracking, Object Snap, Object Snap Tracking, Dynamic Input, Quick Properties
- Selection methods such as Window Selection, Crossing window selection, remove object from selection set
- Units concept, How to create line in feet inches.
- How to work with multiple drawings at a time. How to transfer object from one drawing to other drawing.









AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 5 (Layer, LTS, Hatch, Matchprop)

In this AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 5 layer & hatch concept has been covered in detail. AutoCAD commands covered in this tutorial are layer, matchprop (match properties), LTScale, Hatch.

- What is layer & how to use it.
- How to create layer, assign color, linetype & lineweight
- How to draw object on desired layer.
- How to change layer of already created objects using matchprop & selection method.
- What is Hatch, How to create it.
- How to change angle & scale of hatch.
- What is Pick point & select object method in hatch command.
- What is create separate hatches.
- What is the effect of normal, outer & ignore islands.








AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 4 (copy, mirror, array, move, rotate, stretch, extend, break, join, chamfer, fillet)

In this AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 4, modify toolbar commands such as copy, mirror, array (rectangular array & polar array), move, rotate, stretch, extend, single point break, two point break, join, chamfer and fillet are covered









AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 3 (Polygon, Rectang, Arc, Revision Cloud, Spline, Ellipse, Point & Donut)

In this AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 3, draw commands such as Polygon, Rectang, Arc, Revision Cloud, Spline, Ellipse, Point & Donut are covered. Topics covered in detail are as follows:

- Polygon dimensioning concepts.
- How & when to use Circumscribed, Inscribed & Edge methods.
- How to create free hand rectangle & Rectang with Dimension option.
- How to create 3 point Arc & Arc creation by trimming method.
- Circle creation using Diameter, 3 Point, 2 Point & Tan Tan Radius (TTR) methods.
- How to create revision cloud & vary arc length.
- How to create spline.
- How to create Ellipse using default method & center method.
- How to create point & change point style.
- How to create Donut & filled circle.









AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 2 (Offset, Trim, Zoom, Pan, Dist, List, Area, F2)

AutoCAD Commands covered in AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 2 are Offset, Trim, Zoom, Pan, Dist, List, Area, F2.  Topics covered in detail are as follows:

- How to offset & trim entities.
- How to perform Zoom In, Zoom Out, Pan & Zoom Extents using mouse. 
- How to perform Zoom Window & Zoom Previous using Standard Toolbar buttons.
- How to do measurements using Dist Command.
- How to get geometrical data using LIST Command
- How to perform Area measurement operations such as Add Area, Subtract Area.
- How to make AutoCAD Text Window On/Off using F2







AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 1 (Limits, ZoomAll, Line, Erase, F8, Circle)

This AutoCAD Beginners Video Tutorial - 1 is a good starting point for novice AutoCAD users, who want to start learning AutoCAD from very basic concepts. AutoCAD commands covered in this lecture are Limits, Zoom All, Line, F8 (Ortho Mode), Erase, Osnap (Object Snaps), Circle, Undo & Redo. As the Line is first and important draw command, it has been shown in detail. How to draw straight lines & lines is specified angle has been shown. Line options such as Undo & Close are also covered. Both Manual & Automatic Osnap methods has been show. Circle creation method has been shown with radius option.







AutoLISP Programming Video Tutorials - 1

Following AutoLISP Programming Video Tutorial covers following topics:

- Structure of AutoLISP statement
- What is Variable? Setting Variable values using setq function
- Rules for variable naming
- Viewing variables values on AutoCAD command line
- Using variables in AutoCAD Commands
- Data types of AutoLISP [Integer, Real, String, List].
- Arithmetic Functions
- AutoLISP Video Tutorial - 2







AutoCAD for Mac: User Interface

This tutorial video AutoCAD for Mac: Navigating the User Interface demonstrates the user interface in AutoCAD for Mac.








AutoCAD 2012: Sheet Sets - Creating Custom Properties

Following video describes how to create custom properties to use with sheet sets in AutoCAD 2012.








AutoCAD 2012: Sheet Sets - Title Block Integration - Properties & Fields

Title Block Integration - Properties

Following video describes the relationship between the title block and sheet set properties in AutoCAD 2012.




Title Block Integration - Fields

Following video describes how to use fields and block attributes for sheet title blocks in AutoCAD 2012.




Using Fields in MText

Following video describes how to use fields with mtext for sheet title blocks in AutoCAD 2012.



AutoCAD 2012: Sheet Sets - Publish, Plot, Page Setup Overrides & eTransmit

Publish and Plot Overview

Following video describes how to use the sheet set manager to easily plot an entire set of sheets in AutoCAD 2012.





Page Setup Overrides

Following video describes how to quickly override the default page setup for every drawing of a sheet set in AutoCAD 2012.





eTransmit Overview

Following video describes how to create a transmittal set for an entire sheet set in AutoCAD 2012.



Autodesk Showcase: Getting Started Tutorial

In this video Shawn Hendriks explains some of the ways Showcase can be used and walks through the process of using it. Along the way he also covers many of the new features in the 2011 release. In this video at the start, use of Showcase has been explain with examples and then the process of using the showcase has been explain in detail.





Autodesk Showcase 2012: What's New

Following video shows the new features in Autodesk Showcase 2012.






Autodesk Showcase 2012 for Architectural, Construction, and Engineering Users

Following tutorial video shows how Autodesk Showcase 2012 is useful for Architectural, Construction, and Engineering Users. You can import your model created in Revit for creating presentation.





Autodesk Showcase 2012 for Inventor Users

Autodesk Showcase 2012 is a 3D real-time presentation and rendering software. This video shows how to automatically create a Showcase scene from an Inventor file, complete with Materials, Shots, Alternatives, Behaviors, and Slides.







Autodesk Showcase Tutorial: Creating Ambiant Shadows

In this Autodesk Showcase Tutorial video, find out how you can add realism to your presentation by creating ambient shadow.






AutoCAD 2012: Sheet Sets - Adding Sheets, Subsets & Importing Existing Drawings

Adding Sheets and Subsets

In this tutorial video how to add sheets and subsets to a sheet set in AutoCAD 2012 is covered.





Importing Existing Drawings

This tutorial video describes how to create a sheet set from existing drawings in AutoCAD 2012.






AutoCAD 2012: Sheet Sets - Basic Concepts

In this current AutoCAD 2012: Sheet Sets Tutorial basic concepts, to use sheet sets functionality in day today work, has been covered.






AutoCAD Mechanical 2012: Parts List

This AutoCAD Mechanical 2012 tutorial video demonstrates how to tag geometries as parts using part references, build a Bill of Materials (BOM) and generate balloons and parts lists for an assembly.






AutoCAD Mechanical 2012: Annotating with Symbols

This AutoCAD Mechanical 2012 tutorial video shows how to annotate a shaft with DIN compliant symbols and demonstrates the capabilities of the symbol creation commands.






AutoCAD Mechanical 2012: Dimensions

This AutoCAD Mechanical 2012 tutorial video shows how to create various types of dimensions and generate fits lists. Also demonstrates how distance snap and power erase can prevent aligning and rearranging dimensions from snowballing into a time consuming operation.






AutoCAD Mechanical 2012: Content Libraries

This video tutorial for AutoCAD Mechanical 2012: Content Libraries shows how to access pre drawn content from various content libraries and insert standard parts, standard features, and custom content in a drawing.






AutoCAD Mechanical 2012: Drawing Commands

Following tutorial video introduces a number of AutoCAD Mechanical drawing commands and demonstrates how they can help speed up some typical mechanical drawing operations.







AutoCAD 2012: Polar Array

Following video shows new updated user interface for AutoCAD 2012: Polar Array command in detail.





AutoCAD 2012: Rectangular Array

Following video shows new updated user interface for AutoCAD 2012: Rectangular Array command in detail.





AutoCAD 2012: Associative Array Command Tutorial

One of the major improvement in AutoCAD 2012 is addition of new associative array concept. In this, completely new written user interface, old array dialog box window has been replaced by ribbon controls. Following series of associative array command tutorial videos will show this concept in more details. In these tutorials you will learn to use this new feature from basic. It is applicable for all the array types such as Polar, Rectangular & Path.



Associative Arrays - Creation and Previewing


Associative Arrays - Editing


Associative Arrays - Ctrl-Pick Editing and Resetting


Associative Arrays - DELOBJ System Variable


Associative Arrays - Replacing Objects


Associative Arrays - Editing Source Objects


AutoCAD 2012: 3D Path Array

Following video show the 3D Path Array in AutoCAD 2012. View Path Array for 2d Object.






AutoCAD Google Earth Extension Tutorial & Download

Google Earth Extension for AutoCAD-based Applications can publish your AutoCAD-based 3D models to Google Earth

With this plugin you can do following activities:

1. Import Google Earth image with location data to AutoCAD.
2. Place you model at desired location on image.
3. Publish your AutoCAD DWG to Google Earth
4. View your drawings in Google Earth
5. A kmz file is created that you can send your customer for publishing.

Download this plugin & user guide

Following tutorial video shows the above process in detail:





Autodesk Showcase for AutoCAD users

See how you can quickly create high-quality imagery and 3D presentations, directly from your AutoCAD files with Autodesk Showcase.








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