2D Drawing

Learn how to use computed-aided design (CAD) software like AutoCAD and SolidWorks to create 2D vector-based drawings for architectural, industrial design, and engineering projects.
John Hersey

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  • view course page for Designing Dynamic Blocks in AutoCAD

    Build intelligence into your AutoCAD drawings with dynamic blocks, and update the shape, size, position, orientation, and visibility of objects in blocks on the fly.

    1h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Working with Dimensions in AutoCAD

    Learn how to annotate technical drawings with dimensions styles, text, and multileaders block text.

    1h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Staircase with AutoCAD

    Learn to master a wide variety of AutoCAD's 3D modeling tools while modeling a complex spiral staircase.

    54m 15s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Adobe Illustrator: Working with AutoCAD Files

    Discover how designers and engineers can share files between Illustrator and CAD programs like AutoCAD and SketchUp.

    1h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2014 New Features

    AutoCAD 2014 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Start incorporating all the new features from AutoCAD 2014 into your CAD workflow, including command-line data access, georeferencing, and reality capture.

    2h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Data Management with AutoCAD 2013

    Teaches you how to build intelligence into drawing objects so that the symbols used in your drawings carry meaning beyond simple geometric representations.

    1h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating an Architectural Drawing with AutoCAD 2013

    Use AutoCAD 2013 to tackle a real-world project.

    45m 3s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

    Shows AutoCAD users how to reduce the amount of time it takes to accomplish a task, increase profit margins, and more.

    3h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2011 New Features

    AutoCAD 2011 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Highlights additions to the AutoCAD 2011 toolset for increased creativity and productivity.

    3h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2010 New Features

    AutoCAD 2010 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Highlights the cutting-edge tools that can make any designer more productive and creative in AutoCAD.

    2h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: Mastering References

    Teaches how to maintain project data, automate parts lists, make global changes using external references, and incorporate imagery.

    2h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: Annotation

    AutoCAD 2009: Annotation with Jeff Bartels

    Demonstrates how to create dynamic annotations that react to viewport scales and update themselves.

    2h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: 2D Drafting Techniques

    Professional drafter Jeff Bartels takes an in-depth look at features used to communicate design.

    3h 36m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009 New Features

    AutoCAD 2009 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Covers every new and updated aspect of the interface, drafting tools, and visualization features.

    2h 59m
    Intermediate
     
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