In AutoCAD 2011 New Features, instructor Jeff Bartels highlights productivity and creativity enhancing additions to the AutoCAD toolset. This course covers improved functions for selecting and creating geometry, updated modification tools for hatches and polylines, simplified parametric constraint tools, and the new dynamic surface modeling techniques for creating complex shapes. Exercise files accompany the course.
Maintaining text readability within linetypes
Automating geometric constraints
Streamlining hatch creation
Using control vertices to create splines
Exploring the updated 3D workspace
Creating surfaces using the Blend, Patch, or Network tools