Demo Lecture

Demo Lecture - Demo Lecture #1 Chapters 1-5 Important...

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Demo Lecture #1 Chapters 1-5 Important Topics Coordinate Systems o Cartesian (X,Y,Z) A line, circle are objects and use coordinates to define them Angles o Measured in AutoCAD Counter-Clockwise UCS- User Coordinate System o World – (Absolute Zero) called Origin Acad Files are drawn @ true size o Plotting accomplishes scale Acad Interface o Graphics Area - Large central area where illustrations are drawn o Command Line - 3 lines of text @ bottom of Interface o Toolbars - Quick pick commands o Pull-Down Menu’s - Top of screen; defined by words on top o Coordinate Display - @ bottom; shows location of cursor in X,Y,Z o Dialog Boxes - Provide an interface for controlling complex commands or a group of related commands o Status Bar - set of informative words or symbols that gives the status of the drawing aids Mouse Buttons o #1 Left Mouse button- used to select objects o #2 Middle Mouse button- used to quick pan or zoom. Rolling the wheel zooms. Holding it down accesses pan or moving the paper around
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