MAE_184_Drawing_Paper_Project

MAE_184_Drawing_Paper_Project - MAE 184 Introduction to...

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MAE 184 Introduction to Engineering Graphics and Computer Aided Design and Drafting AutoCAD Application Drawing Paper Project
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For this project, you will create a template in AutoCAD that will be the isometric drawing paper shown here. On the way to reaching that goal, you also will create a similar template for a drawing paper with a rectangular grid. These sheets will be used for other projects throughout the semester.
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THE END RESULT:
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In order to facilitate working with these variations we introduce the concept of Linetypes . ote that there are several different types and eights of nes used.
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GETTING STARTED: Complete the AutoCAD TEMPLATE PROJECT Open your MAE184_A_Port.xxx template and save a copy as MAE184_A_Grid.xxx. This will serve as the base for the grid paper we will be creating – you are already half done! Open the Layer Properties Manager
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LINETYPES: Open the Layer Properties Manager by clicking on the Layers icon Add two new layers named MAJOR_GRID and MINOR_GRID . Set the color of the MAJOR_GRID layer to cyan and set the lineweight to .4. Next, go to the MINOR_GRID properties and select Linetype then the Load button. This will open the Load or Reload Linetypes window as shown below. Scroll down through the window to see the available line types.
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Although AutoCAD has many available linetypes, for reasons pertaining to software performance, only the continuous line is
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