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AutoCAD 2011 Training Course AutoDesk  

Our instructor led video based AutoCAD 2011 training course is designed to take you from a beginner to the advance levels. Our video based lessons, consist of 35 hours of training , to help you learn to design and shape the world around you as you become skilled in this software's powerful features and investigate the world's leading 2D and 3D CAD tools. Discover how to speed documentation, share ideas seamlessly, and explore ideas more intuitively in 3D. As you learn to utilize the software to it's full capacity, you will learn to manage your projects, and customize your user interface for the ultimate flexibility and for your specific needs. You will learn to prepare your drawings for print or final output, and much more with our 2D and 3D training program. Now is the time to broaden your CAD knowledge, with our instructor led AutoCAD course.

Our training program covers the latest features for  2D and 3D drawings
• Navigation bar: There is a new navigation bar that lives on the right side of the screen and is transparent until you hover over it. It is the new home for the ZOOM and PAN commands, as well as ORBIT and a couple of others.
• 3D Object Snaps: There are new 3D objects snaps, such as vertex, midpoint on edge and center of face.
• Materials Browser: The new Materials Browser is a separate palette rather than part of the Tool palettes. There are many new materials to explore
• Select Similar: The SELECTSIMILAR command allows you to select objects in a drawing that are similar to a selected object or objects.
• Point clouds: Point clouds are huge arrays of points created by 3D scanners and the like.

Microsoft Windows XP(32), Vista, 7
Adobe® Flash® Plugin
512 MB RAM
1 GB Processor or faster
1024x768 color display
5.5 GB hard disk space required for installation
DVD-ROM drive for install only
Mouse (or pointing device) needed for navigation
Sound Card and Speakers

AutoDesk 2011 AutoCAD Training Tutorial Course Outline and Details
The Initial Setup  
Welcome Screen  
New Features Workshop  
Understanding Workspaces  
Switching Workspaces  
Adjusting Workspace Settings  
Application Menu  
Quick Access Toolbar  
InfoCenter Toolbar  
Display the Ribbon and Change the Ribbon's Location  
Sticky Panels  
Drawing  Aid Tools  
Drawing  Grid  
Changing Screen Colors  
User Profiles  
Application Status  Bar  
Within the Drawing Window  
Multiple Drawings   
Model and Layout Tabs  
Command Line  
Dialog Box and Palette Fundamentals  
Template Files when starting a new Drawing
Default Template  
Creating a New Drawing with the Startup Wizard  
Release Version and Other  Options  
Partial Open and Read-Only Drawings
Sheet  Set  Manager  
Import and Export DGN  Files  
Mouse Basics

Drawing  Basics
Repeating  the  Last  Command  
Understanding  Command  Options 
Drawing  Rectangles  
Rectangles  - Area, Dimensions, Rotation, Fillets, Chambers, Width and Reset  
Default  Options  
Undo and  Redo Commands  
Circles  Radius  and Diameter  
3 -Point  Arc Concepts and Options 
Understanding  Coordinates   
Erasing Objects   
Selecting  Objects Window  and  Crossing  
Polygon  and  Crossing  Polygon  
Fence  and  Last
Undo  and  Previous Box  
Select  Similar  
Add  Selected  
Hiding  and  Isolating  Objects  
Restoring  Objects
Objects  with  OOPS  
Selecting  and  Deselecting  Objects  
Controlling  Selection  Settings  
Using  Selection  Cycling

Drafting  Settings  
Status  Bar   
Using Grid, Snap  and  Ortho  in  Combination  
Direct  Distance  Entry  and  Dynamic  Input  
Understanding  Absolute  Angle  Measurements  
Polar  Tracking  with   Absolute  Angles  
Relative  Angle  Measurements  
Polar Tracking  with  Relative Angles  
Polar Tracking: Incremental Angles  vs  Additional  Angles  
Polar Tracking and Polar Snaps  
Object Snaps Concepts  
Running Object Snaps  
Parallel Object  Snap  
Extension  Object  Snap  
Object  Snap  Overrides  
Object  Snap  Tracking
Temporary  Track  Point  
Object  Snap  Overrides  Mid Between  2  Points  
System  Variables
Display  Control  
Zooming  Wheel  Mouse and Adjusting  Zoom  Settings  
zoom -factor  
Real -Time Pan and Zoom  
Zooming  Ribbon  Panel  
Panning  Ribbon  Panel  
Navigation  Bar  
Naming  Tiled  Viewports  
Using  View  Manager - Restoring  
Named  Views  
View  Manager  

Managing  Layers
Layer  Concepts  
Establishing  the  Current  Layer  
Layer  States  
Controlling  Layer  StatesColor  
Layer  Property  Manager  Palette  
Controlling  Layer  States 
Color, VP  Linetype, VP  Lineweight,and  VP Transparency  
Creating a New  Layer or Deleting  a  Layer  
Layer  Description  
Making  an  Object's  Layer  Current  
Matching  Layers  
Restoring  the  Previous Layer  State 
Isolating  and Unisolating  layers  
Freezing  Layers  
Turning  Layers On/Off  
Thawing  All  Layers  
Locking  and Unlocking  a  Layer  
Making an Object the Current Layer  
Copying Objects to a  New Layer  
Viewing Individual Layers  
Isolating Layers in the Current Viewport  
Merging Layers  
Deleting a Layer and its Contents
Object Properties  
ByLayer  and  Object  Property  Concepts  
Color ByLayer  
Linetype ByLayer  
Lineweight  ByLayer  
  Transparency ByLayer
Object  Color  
Controlling  the Object 
Understanding  Object  Property  
Property  Panel  and  Layer  Panel  
Using  the Quick  Property  Panel  
Controlling  the  Quick  Property  Panel  Display  Properties  
Modifying  Properties  
Properties  Palette  
Setting Object Properties to ByLayer
Utility and Inquiry  Tools  
Measure  Tools  
Area of a  Space  
Area of an Object 
Area  Calculations  
Measuring  Volume  
Quick  Calculator  
Applying  Object  Selection  Filters
Quick Select  
Listing Selected Objects  
Coordinates of  a Point  

Complex Objects  
Polyline Property Concepts  
Drawing Polylines
Line Segments 
Arc  Segments 
Polylines Width  
Option Combinations  
Drawing Donuts  
Drawing Polygons Inscribed 
Drawing  Polygons Circumscribed
Editing  Polylines Close/Open
Join  Select 
Join  Multiple 
Converting Lines  into  Polylines  
Edit  Vertex 
Exploding Polylines  
Drawing  Center Ellipses 
  Axis  End  
Drawing  Points  
Point  Styles
Drawing and Editing Splines  
Construction Lines
Creating Regions and Boundaries  
Creating Revision Clouds  
Creating Wipeouts

Annotation  Objects  
Annotation Object Concepts  
Annotation Scaling
Single -Line Text Justification  
Creating and Modifying Text Styles  
Creating Multiline Text  
Multiline Text Justification  
Editing Text Objects Using the Properties Palette  
Conducting Spell Check  
Finding and Replacing Text  
Creating Tables  
Controlling Table Appearance Using Table Styles  
Editing Text Within a Table  
Modifying Tables  
Linking  Data in Tables  
Working with Fields  
Hatches and Gradient Fills  
Hatch Pattern Island Detection  
Selecting and Retaining Hatch Boundary Objects  
Separate Hatches  
Properties of an Existing Hatch  
Hatch Pattern Draw Order  
Hatch Settings  
Existing  Hatch  Objects 
Gradient  Fills  
Adding Hatch Patterns and Gradient Fills Tool Palette  
Manipulation Commands  
Move, Mirror and Copy Commands 
Text Display with the Mirror Command  
Hatch Display with the Mirror Command  
Rotate Command with Reference   
Offset Command  
Align Command  
Reverse Command
Alteration Commands  
Breaking an Object At One-Point  
Breaking an Object At Two Points    
Breaking an Object Application  Example  
Trim  Command Pick Selections  
Trim  Command Fence  Selection  
Trim  Command Edge  Extend  Mode  
Extend  Command  
Using  Extend  and  Trim Commands Together  
Fillet  Command  
Fillet  Radius  
Multiple and  Polylines  
Chamfer  Command  
Distance  and  Angle  
Multiple and Polylines  
Scale   Reference  
Grip  Concepts  
Grip  Status  
Modify Lines  
Hatch Objects  
Move Objects  
Scale Objects  
Stretch Objects  
Changing  the Base Point While Grip Editing  
Copying  Objects
Modifying the Reference Angle While Grip Editing  
Grip  Settings  Options
Changing  Selection  Modes
2D Parametric  Drawings
Parametric  Drawings  
Displaying  Geometric  Constraints  
Geometric Constraints Symmetric  
Applying Geometric Constraints Equal  
Removing Individual Constraints  
Auto Constraint Settings
Geometric Constraints Using Inferred Constraints  
Dynamic or Annotational Dimensional Constraints  
Converting Dimensions into Dimensional Constraints  
Controlling Dimensional Constraint Settings  
Showing and Hiding Dimensional Constraints  
Additional Dimensional Constraint  Settings  
Avoiding Over-Constrained Geometry  
Parameters Manager  
Changing  an  Expression  
Adding User Variables  
Deleting Parameters  
Changing Dimensional Constraints Using  Grip Editing

Dimensioning  Concepts  
Associative  Dimensions  
Horizontal and  Vertical  Linear Dimensions
Aligned  Dimensions  
Linear  Baseline  Dimensions
Linear  Continued  Dimensions 
Angular  Dimensions  
Dimensioning  Circles  and  Arcs- Radius  and  Diameter  
Arc  Length  Dimensions   
Jogged  Dimensions  
Ordinate Dimensions  
Adding and Modifying  Dimension Text  
Location of Dimension Components  
Adjusting Spacing Between Dimensions  
Breaking  Dimension  and  Extension Lines  
Jogging  Dimension  Lines  
Quick Dimensions Baseline 
Quick Dimensions Ordinate
Dimension Styles  
Creating, Updating and Applying a Dimension  Style
Override Dimension Styles Properties  

Interface  Customization  
Tool  Palettes 
Controlling Tool Palette Display Using  Palette  Tools  
Creating Palettes  
Palette Tool Properties  
Objects and  Flyouts  
User  Interface
Ribbon Tabs 
Customizing  the Ribbon Panel 
Adding a Tab and Panel to a Workspace  
Quick  Properties Panel  
Rollover Tool-tips Customization
Menu  Search 
Quick  Access

Print and Plot Preparation
Print and  Plot Concepts  
Drawing  Spaces: Model and Choosing a Printer  
Placing a Title Block on a Layout 
Creating Viewports  
Setting  a  Layout  Viewport Scale
Controlling Viewports Display 
Placing  Annotation on a Layout 
Printing the Drawing  
Plot Options  and Orientation 
Plot Style Tables
Blocks and Attributes  
Block Concepts  
Blocks from Existing Objects  
Block  Properties 
Blocks  within  a  Drawing
Using  Multiple Blocks at Once 
Exploding  Blocks into Objects 
Insertion/Reference Point  
Dynamic Blocks Concepts  
Dynamic Blocks from Existing  Blocks  
Adding Parameters and Constraints with Dynamic Blocks  
Adding Additional Parameters when editing Dynamic Blocks  
Properties of Parameters  
Changing Properties of Parameters    List  
The Appearance of Dynamic Blcks 
Constraints to Dynamic  Blocks  
Using Block Tables  
Special Properties to Blocks 
Additional Attributes to a Block  
Visibility of Attributes  
Synchronizing Attribute Data  
Managing Attributes  
Extracting Attribute Data from a Drawing  
Divide and  Measure
External References and Reusable Content  
Reusable Content Concepts  
Application Example  
Attach and Detach  
Load and Unload  
Attach and Overlay  
Bind Insert  
External References Images
Attaching a DWF  or PDF File as an Underlay  
Autodesk Seek
AutoCAD  Utilities
Removing Unused Items
Drawing Errors 
Changing Display Order 
Importing Files from Other Programs  
Drawing Recovery Manager  
Recovering Damaged  Drawings

Command  Customization
About Macros  
Using Action  Macros  
Basic  Action  Macros  
Sharing Macros  
Editing Complex Actions  
Action Dialog  Settings  
AutoCAD PGP File Creating Command  Aliases

3D Basics  
Introducing 3D Concepts 
3D  Workspace
The  ViewCube  
3D Viewing  Tools
3D Orbit  
View  Presets  
Using 3D Object Snap   
Understanding Visual Styles  
Understanding 3D Coordinate Systems  
Understanding Dynamic UCS
Creating 3D Objects  
Controlling Mesh Primitive Options  
3D Helix
Modifying 3D Mesh Objects
Mesh Editing 
Smoothing  Objects  
Converting Objects into Meshes  
Smoothing  More and Smoothing  Less  
Refining a Mesh  
Adding  or Removing a Crease  
Mesh Tessellation Options  
Splitting , Extruding and Merging Mesh Faces  
Hole in a Mesh  
Closing a Hole in a Mesh 
Collapsing a Face or Edge  
Spinning a Triangle Face  
Converting a Mesh to a Solid or to a Surface 
Deforming a Mesh
Working with Surface Objects
Surface  Modeling
Creating an Offset Surface  
Filleting a Surface  
Trimming and Untrimming a Surface  
Extending a Surface  
Sculpting a Surface  
Converting to a NURBS Surface  
Editing Control Vertices on NURBS Surface  
Displaying and Hiding Control Vertices
Rebuilding Control  Vertices  
Adding and Removing Control Vertices  
Projecting Curves 
Surface Continuity Analysis  
Surface Curvature Analysis  
Draft Analysis
Working with Point Clouds  
Introducing Point Clouds  
Attaching a Point Cloud 
Point  Cloud  Density 
Creating Geometry Using Point Clouds  

Modifying 3D Objects  
Object Culling  
Mirroring, Moving, Aligning  Objects  in  3D  
Rotating, Arraying, Scaling  Objects  in  3D  
Editing  Solid  Primitives  and 3D Subobjects  
Creating  Composite  SolidsBoolean  Operations  
Composite  Solid 
Adding  a  Chamfer
  Adding  a  Fillet
Subobject  within  Composite  Solids  
Extracting Edges from 3D Objects  
Imprinting onto a Solid  
Changing the Edge Color  
Changing the Color  
Separating, Cleaning, Shelling  and Checking  Solids  
Checking Solids for Interference  
Slicing Solids  
Solid by Thickening a Surface  
Creating Sections  
2D Representation of a 3D Object  
Orthographic Views with Solid  View  
Adjusting  Orthographic  Views   
2D Profile Views with  Solid Profile

Creating  Non -Printed  Output  
Exporting  to  PDF  
Sending  Models to a 3D Print Service  
Electronic Transmittal  Sets  
Exporting a Model to a 3D DWF or DWF