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AutoCAD LT 2012 Training Course    
With over 450 lessons, our instructor-led video based training for AutoCAD LT 2012 spans more than 28 hours of training. This comprehensive includes all the tricks and tips you will need in order to work effecitively with this latest AutoCAD LT 2012 software release.

Each video-based lesson is designed to allow new users of the ACAD LT 2012 software to quickly become familiar with the program's interface, coordinate system, entry methods, and basic display features. Experienced users will discover detailed examples of drawing geometry with the various time-saving drawing commands.

You will learn the features and functions of AutoCAD LT 2012 to create and edit 2D drawings and designs. Lessons include concepts and demonstrations to guide you through getting started, drawing basics, utility and inquiry tools, modifying objects, and customizing the user interface.
Our training covers the latest features for 2D drawings, to boost your skills
• Drawing Basics    
• Managing Layers  
• Manipulation Commands  
• Complex Objects   
• Print and Plot Preparation    
•  Blocks and Attributes
• Creating Non-Printed Output... and more

Computer Requirements
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 AutoCAD LT 2012 Training Course Curriculum Overview
Getting Started
Introduction to AutoCAD LT 2012
Starting AutoCAD LT
Understanding Activation
Autodesk Exchange
Performance Tuner
Customer Involvement Program 
How Tools are Organized
Switching  and Adjusting Workspace Settings
Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon Fundamentals
Adjusting the Location of the Ribbon
Display of the Ribbon
ticky Panels
Drawing Aid Tools
Drawing Grid
Changing Screen Colors
Application Status Bar
Working Within the Drawing Window
Multiple Drawings
Model and Layout Tabs 
Command Line
Dialog Box Fundamentals
Palette Basics
Toolbar Overview
Creating a  New Drawing from a Template File
The Default Template
Using the Startup Wizard to create a new Drawing
Saving Drawings Using SAVE and QSAVE and SAVEAS
Autosave Options
Backup Files
Different Versions and Other Options to Save a Drawing
Opening Drawings in Edit and Read-Only Modes
Using the Sheet Set Manager to Open a Drawing
Importing and Exporting DGN Files
Working with a Mouse
Navigation Bar
UCS Icon
Pull-Down Menus

Drawing Basics
The Command Line
Dynamic Input to Draw Lines
Drawing Lines with the Right-Click Menu
Repeating the Last Command 
Command Options
Rotation Option used when Drawing Rectangles
Using the Area Option to Draw a Rectangle
Using the Dimensions Option
Drawing Rectangles with Fillets
Drawing Rectangles with Chamfers
Width Option when Drawing Rectangles
Resetting Rectangle Default Options
Undo and Redo Commands
Drawing Circles Using Radius and Diameter
2 Point and 3 Point Circles
TTR and TTT Options to Draw Circles
Default Method of Drawing Circles 
Drawing Arcs
Specifying 3 Points
Coordinate System Concepts
Absolute Coordinates
Relative Coordinates
rawing Units and Angle Measurements
Picking used to Erase Objects
Window and Crossing to Select Objects
Window Polygon and Crossing Polygon
Fence and Last
Undo and Previous to Select Objects
Using the Box Option
Implied Selection
Select Similar
Add Selected
Hiding and Isolating Objects
Restoring Erased Objects with OOPS
Selecting and Deselecting Objects
Selecting All Objects
Selection Settings
Selection Cycling

Drafting Settings
Working with and Adjusting the Grid
Snap Mode
Status Bar Enable Ortho Mode
Grid and Snap in Combination with Ortho Mode
Direct Distance Entry and Dynamic Input
Absolute Angle Measurements
Polar Tracking with Absolute Angles
Relative Angle Measurements
Both Polar Tracking and Relative Angles
Incremental and Additional Angles using Polar Tracking
Polar Tracking and Polar Snaps
Object Snap Concepts
Running Object Snaps
Parallel Object Snap
Extension Object Snap
Object Snap Overrides
Object Snap Tracking from One Point or Two Points Orthogonally
Object Snap Tracking from One Point with Polar Angles
Two Points with Polar Angles
Overrides with a Temporary Track Point
Overrides with Mid Between 2 Points
Options to Control System Variables

Display Control
Using the Wheel Mouse to Zoom
Real-Time Pan and Zoom
Using the Ribbon Panel to Zoon
Panning from the Ribbon Panel
Zooming and Panning with the Navigation Bar
View Back and View Forward Tools
Creating and Naming Tiled Viewports
Restore Named Views with View Manager
Edit and Update Named Views
Create Named Views
Layer Concepts

Managing Layers

Establishing the Current Layer
On and Off Layer States
Freeze and Thaw Layer States
Unlock and Lock Layer States
Lock Layer Fade Control
Layer Color
ayer Property Manager Palette
Adjusting Columns
Linetype of a Layer
Transparency of a Layer
Plot or No Plot Layer State
VP Freeze Layer State
Freezing Layers except for the Current Viewport
Layer States on a Per-Viewport Basis
Creating and Deleting a Layer
Layer Descriptions
Layer Filters
Creating New Layer Filters 
Working with Layer States
Making an Object's Layer Current
Matching Layers
Restoring the Previous Layer State
Isolating Layers
Unisolating layers
Freezing Layers
Turning Layers On and Off 
Thawing a Layer
Locking and Unlocking a Layer
Detmining if an Object is  the Current Layer
Copying Objects to a New Layer
Viewing Layers
Freezing Layers Except the Current Viewport
Merging Layers
Deleting a Layer and Its Contents

Object Properties

ByLayer and Object Property Concepts
Lineweight ByLayer
Transparency ByLayer
Color ByLayer
Linetype ByLayerL
Object Color
Object Linetype
Object Lineweight
bject Transparency
Object Property Creation and Control
Property Panel and Layer Panel
Quick Property Panel Display Properties
Properties Palette 
Object Properties to ByLayer

Utility and Inquiry Tools

Measure Tool Usage
Area of a Space
Area of an Object
Area Calculations
Quick Calculator
Object Selection Filters
Quick Select
Listing Selected Objects
Coordinates of a Point

Complex Objects

Polyline Property Concepts
Polyline Line Segments
Arc Segments
Variable Width Polylines
Option Combinations when Drawing Polylines
Drawing Donuts
Inscribed Polygons
Circumscribed Polygons
Polygons Using the Edge Option
Close and Open Options to Edit Polylines
Join Selected Segments
Join Multiple Segments
Converting Lines into Polylines
Fit and Spline Curves
Editing Polyline Vertices
Exploding Polylines
Using the Center Option to Draw Ellipses
Axis End Option
Elliptical Arcs
Point Styles
Editing Splines
Construction Lines
Creating Regions
Revision Clouds

Annotation Objects

Annotation Object Concepts
Annotation Scaling
Single-Line Text Justification
Creating and Modifying Text Styles
Multiline Text Justification
Using the Properties Palette to Edit Text Objects
Performing a Spell Check
Finding and Replacing Text
Table Styles
Text Within a Table
Modifying and Linking Data in Tables
Hatches and Gradient Fills
Adding Hatch Objects
Hatch Pattern 
Selecting the Hatch Pattern Layer
Hatch Color, Background Color, and Transparency
Scale and Angle of the Hatch Pattern
Hatch Pattern Island Detection
Hatch Boundary Objects
Hatch Pattern Gap Tolerance
Annotative and Associative Hatch
Hatch Origin
Separate Hatches
Properties of an Existing Hatch
Draw Order
Adding Gradient Fills
Using the Tool Palette to Add Hatch Patterns and Gradient Fills 
Multileader Content Creation 
Multileader Options
Multileader added with Block Content
Multileader Style
Adding and Removing Leaders
Aligning Multileaders
Collecting and Editing Multileaders

Modify Objects - Manipulation Commands

Manipulation Commands
Move Command  
Move Command with Object Snap
Object Snap Tracking from One Point
Move Command with Object Snap Tracking from Two Points
Copy Command 
Copy Command with Object Snap Tracking
Copy and Array Option
Mirror Command
Text Display with the Mirror Command
Hatch Display and Mirror Command
Creating and Adjusting Rectangular Array Rows and Columns
Properties of Rectangular Arrays
rray Source Objects
Removing Items
Angle of Rectangular Arrays
Associative and Non-Associative Arrays
Adjusting Polar Arrays
Path Array
Base Point of a Path Array
Revising the Path of a Path Array
Replacing Items within an Array
Rotate Command with a Reference Angle
Offset Command
Align Command
Reverse Command
Creating, Working With and Modifying Groups

Modify Objects - Alteration Commands

Alteration Commands
Breaking an Object At One Point
Breaking an Object  Between Two Points
Practical Uses for the Break Command
Trim Command with Pick Selection
Fence Selection and Trim Command
Trim Command with Edge Extend Mode
Extend Command
Extend and Trim Together
Practical Uses for the Trim and Extend Commands
Fillet Command with Fillet Radius
Fillets to Multiple Segments and Polylines
Chamfer Command with Distance and Angle
Adding Chamfers to Multiple Segments and Polylines
Blend Command
Stretch Command
Join Command
Lengthen Command
Explode Command
Deleting Duplicate Objects
Scale Command
Scale Command with Scale Reference

Modify Objects - Grips

Grip Concepts and Grip Status
Grips to Modify Lines, Arcs, Hatch Objects
Using Grips to Modify Polylines, Splines, Move and Mirror Objects
Grips used to Rotate, Scale and Stretch Objects
Base Point While Grip Editing
Copying Objects While Grip Editing
Reference Angle While Grip Editing
Practical Applications of Grip Editing
Grip Options Settings
Grip Option Selection Modes
Dragging While Grip Editing
Using Nudge to Move Objects

2D Parametric Drawings

Parametric Drawings
Geometric Constraints
Dimensional Constraint Settings
Showing and Hiding Dimensional Constraints
Other Dimensional Constraint Settings
Parameters Manager
arameters Manager to Change an Expression
Deleting Parameters with Parameters Manager
Dimensional Constraint changes Using Grip Editing


Dimensioning Concepts
Associative Dimensions
Linear Horizontal and Vertical Dimensions
Linear Aligned Dimensions
Linear Baseline Dimensions
Linear Continued Dimensions
Angular Dimensions
Angular Baseline and Angular Continued Dimensions
Radius and Diameter Dimensions
Arc Length Dimensions
Using Jogged Dimensions
Ordinate Dimensions
Adding and Modifying Dimension Text
Dimension Components
Adjusting Spacing Between Dimensions
Breaking Dimension and Extension Lines
Jogging Dimension Lines
Dimensioning Multiple Objects Using Baseline Quick Dimensions and Ordinate Quick Dimensions
Appearance of Dimensions Using Dimension Styles
Creating and Applying a New Dimension Style
Updating Dimension Styles
Using Properties to Override Dimension Styles 

Interface Customization

The Tool Palettes
Tool Palette Display
Using Palette Tools
Creating Palettes
Palette Tool Properties
Palette Tools for Hatch,  Blocks
Palette Tools Using Objects and Flyouts
User Interface
Ribbon Tabs
Ribbon Panel
Tab and Panel to Workspaces
Quick Properties Panel
Rollover Tooltips
Customizing Menu Search Tags
Quick Access Toolbar
Creating Command Aliases

Print and Plot Preparation

Print and Plot Concepts
Model Space and Paper Space
Choosing a Printer
Title Block on a Layout
Layout Viewports
Setting a Layout Viewport Scale
Viewport Display
Annotations on a Layout
Printing the Drawing
Plot Options and Orientation
Plot Style Tables

Blocks and Attributes

Block Concepts
Blocks from Existing Objects
Block Properties
Changing Block Properties
Blocks within a Drawing 
Multiple Blocks at Once
Exploding Blocks into Objects
Insertion or Reference Point
Dynamic Blocks Concepts
Dynamic Blocks from Existing Blocks
Adding Actions and Parameters to Dynamic Blocks
Adding Additional Actions to Edit Dynamic Blocks 
Properties of Dynamic Block Parameters
Using List to Change Dynamic Block Parameters
Appearance of Dynamic Blocks
Adding Objects to an Action
Special Properties to Blocks
Working with Attributes
Adding an Attribute to a Block
Visibility of Attributes
Synchronizing Attribute Data
Managing Attributes
Dividing and Measuring Using Blocks

External References and Reusable Content

Reusable Content Concepts
External References 
Practical Applications of External References
Attaching and Detaching External References
Loading and Unloading External References
External Reference Path
Difference Between Attachment and Overlay
Clipping an External Reference
Binding and Inserting External References
Working with Images 
Attaching a DWF File as an Underlay
Attaching a PDF File or a DGN File as an Underlay
Autodesk Seek
Autodesk Content Explorer

AutoCAD Utilities

Removing Unused Items 
Checking the Drawing for Errors
Display Order
Importing Files from Other Programs
Drawing Recovery Manager
Recovering Damaged Drawings
Converting AutoCAD LT Drawing Files

Creating Non-Printed Output

Exporting to PDF or DWF
Sending Electronic Transmittal Sets