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Using the exercise files

From: AutoCAD 2011 New Features

Video: Using the exercise files

If you are a Premium member of the lynda .com Online Training Library or if you are watching this tutorial on a disk, you have access to the Exercise Files used throughout this title. Now, I have placed my Exercise Files folder on my Desktop. You can place yours wherever you like. I have organized the folders based on the chapter number and inside each folder are the drawings used throughout that chapter. In many cases, if I thought it was helpful, I left you with a finished example. If you are a monthly or annual subscriber to lynda.com but you don't have access to the Exercise Files, you can follow along with your own drawings.

Using the exercise files

If you are a Premium member of the lynda .com Online Training Library or if you are watching this tutorial on a disk, you have access to the Exercise Files used throughout this title. Now, I have placed my Exercise Files folder on my Desktop. You can place yours wherever you like. I have organized the folders based on the chapter number and inside each folder are the drawings used throughout that chapter. In many cases, if I thought it was helpful, I left you with a finished example. If you are a monthly or annual subscriber to lynda.com but you don't have access to the Exercise Files, you can follow along with your own drawings.

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AutoCAD 2011 New Features

39 video lessons · 4051 viewers

Jeff Bartels
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  1. 2m 4s
    1. Welcome
      1m 28s
    2. Using the exercise files
      36s
  2. 14m 2s
    1. Adapting to the updated Drawing window
      4m 4s
    2. Introducing the Navigation bar
      5m 28s
    3. Accessing the web-based help system
      4m 30s
  3. 27m 36s
    1. Understanding the new visibility controls
      3m 5s
    2. Selecting objects that have similar properties
      3m 24s
    3. Creating new geometry based on existing objects
      2m 20s
    4. Making selections when entities overlap
      4m 11s
    5. Applying transparency to objects
      5m 44s
    6. Controlling text alignment within linetypes
      8m 52s
  4. 16m 38s
    1. Automating the creation of geometric constraints
      5m 35s
    2. Applying constraints to text rotation
      3m 8s
    3. Using the updated Parameters Manager
      7m 55s
  5. 38m 40s
    1. Streamlining hatch creation
      5m 56s
    2. Editing hatch objects dynamically
      4m 36s
    3. Editing polylines using multifunctional grips
      6m 14s
    4. Creating splines using fit points or control vertices
      10m 30s
    5. Editing splines using intuitive grip menus
      8m 17s
    6. Using the JOIN command to connect contiguous geometry
      3m 7s
  6. 18m 56s
    1. Exploring the updated 3D working environment
      6m 50s
    2. Simplifying the creation and editing of solid models
      5m 59s
    3. Introducing new tools to edit mesh models
      6m 7s
  7. 1h 25m
    1. Introducing surfaces
      2m 50s
    2. Understanding associative surfaces
      7m 9s
    3. Creating composite models using surfaces and solids
      9m 3s
    4. Producing a smooth blend between surfaces
      7m 20s
    5. Trimming and extending surfaces
      10m 55s
    6. Projecting geometry onto a surface
      5m 29s
    7. Filleting the edge between two surfaces
      6m 37s
    8. Creating offset and network surfaces
      8m 45s
    9. Pushing and pulling surfaces into freeform shapes
      10m 52s
    10. Analyzing surface continuity
      6m 15s
    11. Assembling the composite model
      10m 40s
  8. 22m 2s
    1. Introducing the new Materials Browser
      6m 10s
    2. Applying materials to an assembly
      6m 2s
    3. Customizing render materials
      5m 17s
    4. Creating a high-resolution image
      4m 33s
  9. 16s
    1. Goodbye
      16s

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