Tailoring AutoCAD - Lesson #12 by Ralph Grabowski When Autodesk first introduced hatch patterns to AutoCAD (more than ten years ago in v1.4), the hatch pattern was consisted of three elements: dashes, gaps, and dots. To create a repeating pattern, the pattern definition specifies an offset and angle. During the intervening decade, the only change made by Autodesk was the addition of associativity to Release 13; change the boundary and the pattern automatically updates itself. In this tutorial, we look at how to create our own hatch pattern and edit existing patters. Even though AutoCAD comes with 67 patterns, your office's drafting standards may require a specific pattern. Where Does A Hatch Pattern Come From? Hatch patterns are defined in a file external to AutoCAD. No hatch patterns are predefined in a new AutoCAD drawing. The pattern consists of only lines, line segments (dashes), dots, and gaps; AutoCAD cannot create hatch patterns made of circles and other non-linear objects. Creating Custom Hatch Patterns 1. 2.
Creating Sections: AutoCAD Architecture 2013 AutoCAD Tutorials, Articles & Forums | CADTutor CAD-tekenen: 2D werktekeningen en 3D isometrisch, exploded views / CAD-drawing: 2D working drawings and 3D isometric, exploded views Voor het isometrisch tekenen krijg je drie nieuwe knoppen: isometric left plane, isometric right plane en isometric top plane. Je geeft daarmee aan, in welk vlak je wilt tekenen. Dat is nodig omdat een cirkel er in elk zijvlak anders uitziet. Het zijn weliswaar gelijke ellipsen, maar ze hebben verschillende standen. In de isometrische modus wordt verder het grid aangepast. Tenslotte krijg je ook een stel isometrische arceer- en vulpatronen tot je beschikking. In the isometric drawing mode, you get another three buttons: isometric left plane, isometric right plane and isometric top plane. In the isometric mode the grid is transformed, as the main axes are not under 0° and 90° as in 2D drawing, but under 30°, 90° and 150°, as can be seen from the short green lines. You also get a number of specifically isometric shading and fill patterns.
Learning Autocad - Free Autocad tutorial for beginners | 2learnCAD AutoCAD Tips AutoCAD Tutorials The AutoCAD tutorials section contains a range of tutorials from beginner to advanced and covering both 2D and 3D. The tutorials are divided into categories; The Basics, Beyond Basics, Techniques, Modelling and Rendering and Exercises. If you're looking for something specific, try the relevant category or take a look at the full listing on this page. We've recently added some great AutoCAD video tutorials for a new learning experience. Featured Tutorials Tutorials we think you'll like Popular AutoCAD Tutorials Tutorials with the most visits per day Tutorial Snippet The Line Command Originally published as part of the Drawing Objects tutorial With the Line command you can draw a simple line from one point to another. key on the keyboard. Command Sequence Command: LINESpecify first point: (pick P1)Specify next point or [Undo]: (pick P2)Specify next point or [Undo]: (to end) This snippet was written by David Watson AutoCAD Tutorial Listing The Basics Learning Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 Learning AutoCAD 2012
Using Unicode You can insert a number of special symbols into Mtext. In the Mtext editor select the symbol icon "@" on the formatting toolbar to get the symbols menu. But what if you want to insert a symbol not in this list? There are a number of characters in most fonts that can be inserted with some good old fashioned arcane syntax. Notice all the \U+xxxx codes on the menu? Those are the Unicode values for the symbol. Let's say you wanted to use the less than or equal to symbol. In Character Map select the True Type equivalent of the AutoCAD font you're using in your drawing. In the Mtext Editor type this Unicode value where you wish to insert the symbol. The World Wide Web Virtual Library: CAD CAD software is commonly used for drafting architectural and engineering drawings and for making technical illustrations of any kind. If you are a professional associated with design or drafting or would just like to widen your knowledge about CAD applications, then you will find this section of informative and useful. CAD enables you to prepare fast and accurate drawings. This section of Virtual Library is devoted to CAD education. Join online AutoCAD Training - Learn more...
C3DBenelux 4 Tips to Build and Train a Lean, Mean CAD Team by: Shaun Bryant | 06/19/2013 In my previous article, I mentioned that I had been a CAD manager in a past life and that there were many hats I used to wear. One of these hats was training manager for the CAD department. I was the guy who liaised with HR, organizing and budgeting for the training my CAD employees needed. All of this has to be taken into account when you have a finite training budget to spend. 1. 2. 3. 4. Nowadays, if I were a CAD manager, the first thing I would look for would be Autodesk Certification in the appropriate Autodesk product: AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, and so on. Employing the right people is very important, but training those people effectively to be more productive is even more important. What are your tips for acquiring the best CAD employees? Shaun Bryant More Posts - Website Follow Me:
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