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Essential Information about AutoCAD you need to know

The meaning of AutoCAD is Automatic Computer Aided Drawing. AutoCAD founder is john walker. AutoCAD developer is Autodesk & its initial release was December 1982.AutoCAD 2D and 3D is a commercial software application for computer aided design (CAD) and drafting.

Used in AutoCAD architecture, to assist in the preparation of construction and manufacturing concepts and other engineering plans.

AutoCAD is used across a wide range of industry professionals, Architects, Project Managers, Engineering Designs, and Graphic Designers etc. As of 1994, it is supported by 750 training centers worldwide.

Used in AutoCAD:-

  1. Preparation of plans for machinery and mechanical devices.
  2. Draw up plans for residential and commercial buildings.
  3. Preparation of the approval drawing form local authority.
  4. Civil Engineering make plans for the design and building of roadways, bridges, sewer system and other major projects works.
  5. Electrical Engineering work with electricians to prepare diagrams of wiring electrical system layouts.
  6. Electronics Engineers also can prepare wiring diagrams for use in the making installing and repairing of electronic gadgets.
  7. Aeronautical engineers create blueprints used in assembling aircraft and other related apparatus.

In the user interface of AutoCAD there are so many toolbars. I describe the all toolbars. There is application Button, Quick Access Toolbar, Filename, Search Bar, Ribbon, Tabs, Panels, Tools, Tool Tip, Drawing Space, Command Line, and Status Bar.

The application button bar used in the commands for the following file operations, Create new drawings and projects. Open drawing files, project files, DGN files etc.

The Quick Access toolbar used in the commands for the following as Quick Access Tools Landscaping is a central location where you can easily make the most of AutoCAD and ground F / X tools. Below the ribbon is a place for quick access toolbar where you can save buttons for your choice tool.

The drawing area below the command line and display prompts, options, and messages are docked to the left. The command line, usually using a keyboard, uses input commands as an alternative to using that in the bottom left panel of the command palette.

The status bar display contains the cursor position, drawing tools, and tools that affect your drawing environment. The status bar provides quick access to some of the most used drawing tools. You can toggle settings such as grid, snap, pole tracking, and object snap.

Special Function Keys:

  • ESC – Cancels the current command menu, or dialog box.
  • ENTER – Ends a command or will repeat the previous command if the command line is blank.
  • SPACE BAR – Same as the end key except when entering text.

There are three types of views in AutoCAD following as orthographic, Isometric and Perspective.

In this section, you will find a comprehensive technical AutoCAD tutorial which includes all the basic commands that will be needed when creating 2D drawings with AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT. If you have just completed your AutoCAD training, or if you are comfortable with AutoCAD basics but would like a refresher, this is a great place to start. The included commands are grouped together according to the type of activity, and are arranged to follow a common workflow. The following sections are covered:

Basics: This section reviews the basic AutoCAD controls.

Viewing: The pan and a drawing control the zoom, and the overlapping sequence of objects.

Geometry: Create basic geometric objects such as lines, circles, and hatched areas. Precision: Ensure the precision required for your models.

Layers: Organize your drawing by assigning layer objects.

Properties: You can assign attributes such as individual objects, or default layer defined attribute color and line type.

Modifying: Edit Actions such as delete, perform steps, and trim on a drawing object.

Blocks: Insert symbols and details into your drawings from commercial online sources or from your own designs.

Layouts: The display is called a layout of one or more small views of your design on a standard sized drawing sheet.

Notes and Labels: Create notes, labels, bubbles, and callouts. Save and restore style settings by name.

Dimensions: Dimensions and Preservation Crate Dimension Settings B Name Several Tips.

Printing: The output is a format drawing on a printer, a plotter, or a file. Save and undo the printer settings for each format.

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