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Welcome

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Welcome to 10 Minute CAD
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Here's what were are covering in this lesson:

  • Course overview
  • What’s software / hardware is required?
  • Downloading CAD
  • Course printouts
  • Questions and support


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My CAD story
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What’s required to take the course?
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How to view videos and courseware
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The roadmap

Decluttering your workspace

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Midway Quiz
18 questions
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Explore 4 main screen areas
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Using Properties and Quick Properties
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How to create a profile
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Toolbars and Menus
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Decluttered workspace

Setup for success

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Autosave settings
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Annotative scaling
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Creating Text, Leader and Dimension Styles
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Erase, undo and redo

Templates (DWT's)

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New drawing example
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Explore templates
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What’s saved to a template
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Creating a template

Snap and draw

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Drawing with accuracy
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Simple drawing input practice
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What is direct distance input
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Object snap and grip shortcuts
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Grips shortcuts
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Modify shortcuts

Put all this to work

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Using Dynamic Input
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Importance of Polylines
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Hatching objects
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Referencing objects
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Referencing points
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Useful ways to copy and mirror
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Stretch and rotate practice

Dimension it

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Annotative dimensioning
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Dimension settings reviewed
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DIMSCALE explained
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Linear dimensions
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Updating dimensions

What is Paperspace?

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Title Block Template overview
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Paperspace concepts
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Creating multiple viewports
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Standard vs annotative scaling
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Text and leader practice
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Leader practice

What are blocks?

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Block concepts / advantages
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Copy , Paste – Paste as block
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Create / edit a block
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Drag and drop
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Save drawing as a block (Wblock)

Organize it with Layers

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Why layers
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Create and name
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Filters (move to layer)
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Layer commands
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Layers in Viewports
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Layer states

Plotting (Printing)

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Notes and revisions
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Review Paper and Model Space concepts
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Layouts and sheet sizes
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Printing (model and paper space)
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Print dialog
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Printing to PDF

Cheers to your success

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Duration: Fast track learning
Lectures: 60
Video: 10 min a day
Level: Beginner

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