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AutoCAD Architecture Essential Training
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AutoCAD Architecture Essential Training

with Paul F. Aubin

Video: Welcome

My name is Paul F Aubin and welcome to AutoCAD Architecture Essential Training.
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  1. 12m 21s
    1. Welcome
      1m 3s
    2. Using the exercise files
      2m 10s
    3. Establishing a measuring system of units
      4m 54s
    4. Comparing AutoCAD to AutoCAD Architecture
      4m 14s
  2. 53m 3s
    1. Using the application menu, ribbon, and Quick Access toolbar
      6m 23s
    2. Understanding the command line
      3m 54s
    3. Understanding context ribbons
      5m 33s
    4. Using the palettes
      9m 37s
    5. Working with the tool palettes
      6m 0s
    6. Understanding view navigation
      7m 7s
    7. Understanding selection and modifying basics
      6m 25s
    8. Understanding drafting settings
      8m 4s
  3. 1h 39m
    1. Adding walls
      11m 17s
    2. Using the Modify tools with walls
      7m 21s
    3. Offsetting walls
      10m 0s
    4. Adding doors and windows
      6m 39s
    5. Setting wall properties and styles
      8m 49s
    6. Understanding wall cleanup
      5m 55s
    7. Cleaning up walls in a drawing
      10m 17s
    8. Setting door and window styles
      7m 50s
    9. Working with columns
      9m 2s
    10. Adding stairs
      8m 27s
    11. Adding railings
      5m 59s
    12. Refining plans with other objects
      7m 25s
  4. 47m 39s
    1. Understanding layer keys
      8m 14s
    2. Understanding the architectural display
      8m 43s
    3. Working with direction-dependent displays
      8m 11s
    4. Working with fixed-view displays
      6m 26s
    5. Creating custom display configurations
      7m 50s
    6. Customizing display components
      8m 15s
  5. 1h 7m
    1. Understanding projects
      7m 1s
    2. Creating and setting up a project
      6m 47s
    3. Adding constructs
      8m 9s
    4. Modifying constructs
      7m 3s
    5. Adding roofs
      8m 58s
    6. Adding view files
      6m 38s
    7. Using callouts to add elevations
      8m 19s
    8. Using callouts to add sections
      5m 51s
    9. Adding sheets
      8m 16s
  6. 30m 54s
    1. Adding elements
      7m 3s
    2. Updating project files
      7m 50s
    3. Understanding XREFs
      4m 41s
    4. Updating sheets and callouts
      5m 40s
    5. Managing projects
      5m 40s
  7. 50m 12s
    1. Using spaces
      6m 38s
    2. Working with property sets
      8m 22s
    3. Adding room tags
      11m 15s
    4. Adding door tags
      5m 45s
    5. Adding schedules
      3m 51s
    6. Modifying schedules
      9m 37s
    7. Exporting and printing schedules
      4m 44s
  8. 57m 48s
    1. Creating a site plan
      6m 24s
    2. Converting polylines to slabs
      8m 39s
    3. Refining elevations and sections
      7m 7s
    4. Adding material boundaries
      7m 27s
    5. Refining a floor plan
      7m 23s
    6. Creating ceiling plans
      8m 23s
    7. Creating a detail callout
      3m 7s
    8. Placing detail components
      9m 18s
  9. 29m 18s
    1. Preparing for output
      4m 37s
    2. Printing a project
      7m 6s
    3. Exporting to DWF or PDF
      4m 22s
    4. Exporting project files
      7m 40s
    5. Sharing with Revit
      5m 33s
  10. 36s
    1. Goodbye
      36s

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AutoCAD Architecture Essential Training
7h 27m Intermediate Jun 27, 2014

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AutoCAD is the leader in CAD drafting, and architects around the world use AutoCAD Architecture for modeling their buildings. In this course, author and teacher Paul F. Aubin will take you through the tools and techniques used by professional architects to build amazing structures with this product. Learn how to lay out simple floor plans with wall objects, which automatically form clean joints, and add windows and doors that intelligently cut wall openings. Then discover how to change the style of walls and the graphics to display all types of drawings—from small scale to large, 2D to 3D—with the click of a button. Paul will also show you how to create documentation like site plans, elevations, and sections, complete with schedules and tags.

Topics include:
  • Adding and offsetting walls
  • Working with columns
  • Adding stairs and railings
  • Working with the display system
  • Setting up projects
  • Using callouts
  • Adding schedules and tags
  • Creating documentation
  • Printing and exporting
Subjects:
Architecture CAD 2D Drawing
Software:
AutoCAD Architecture
Author:
Paul F. Aubin

Welcome

My name is Paul F Aubin and welcome to AutoCAD Architecture Essential Training. In this course, we'll start by laying out a simple floor plan using wall objects. I'll show you how to draw walls using a variety of techniques and discuss how the walls automatically interact with each other to form clean joints. We'll add other intelligent objects to our layout such as windows and doors that automatically cut openings in the walls. We'll see ways to refine the layout using tools and tool palettes to change the style of walls and other objects incorporating such things as materials and automatic hatching.

We'll see how with the click of a mouse we can completely change the graphics used to display our drawings. Whether changing from small scale plans to large scale, presentation views to production views are switching from 2D to 3D all without redrawing. Using projects will make quick work of building models creating plans, elevations and sections, and even generating live schedules and tags and documentation packages. So if you're ready to begin leveraging the power of AutoCAD Architecture, you've come to the right place. Let's get started.

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