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engr 111c_06_2_08c_otey - ENGR 111 FALL 2008 Class 6.2...

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ENGR 111 FALL 2008 AutoCAD Basics Class 6.2 October 2, 2008
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Why CAD? Computer Aided Drafting. Tool engineers use to create designs. Easier and more efficient than drafting by hand. Consistency between users.
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Today’s AutoCAD commands Display Options Background color crosshairs Drawing setup SNAP GRID Drawing LINE MTEXT CIRCLE ARC General Concepts Layers Ortho Mode Display control ZOOM PAN Editing and inquiry ERASE DDEDIT UNDO
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Entering AutoCAD Log on to computer. Double click on AutoCAD icon
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Entering AutoCAD If this comes  window appears,  click: O.K.
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Entering AutoCAD If this window  appears, Highlight Classic Then click on:   O.K.
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Entering AutoCAD If this window apperas, click on: No, don’t show me this again and O.K.
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Loading a Template Go to File, New, and  select a template from the  L: Drive. You will notice that these  templates correspond with  your Vinson text. Go ahead and select “A- BLANK.dwt.
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Display Options We only print (plot) in black and white. However, if you want to change the background color, length of crosshairs, etc., Right click anywhere on drawing Select Options Dialog box appears Select Display To change drawing background Select Colors and modify as desired. To change crosshair size Resize crosshairs as desired.
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Grid and Snap Grid is just a visual aid for your drawing and does not print out on your drawing. Snap allows you to specify precise coordinates
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2009 for the course ENGR 111 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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