Working in an office with others usually means working with external references. Take a look at the Reference Manager palette and see how you can work together with others.
- [Instructor] External references are an important part…of working in an office with others.…They allow us to work collaboratively in an office…or even with other offices no matter what their location.…Of course, as anyone who works with external references…would surely agree, they can be a little squirrely.…I wish I could say that AutoCAD for Mac…makes working with external references any easier,…but we actually have to add another consideration…and it has more to do with Mac OS X and Windows…than it does with either version of AutoCAD,…so let's take a quick step back from AutoCAD…for just a moment and look at the way…the operating systems themselves…work with computer drives.…
Windows, as I'm sure you're familiar,…likes to use drive letters to designate…different storage drives, like the C drive,…the D drive, or, in a case of your office,…it may be the P drive, the S drive,…or any other letter that your IT department chose…for your servers.…Mac OS X doesn't use these drive letters,…only the drive names, like Macintosh HD, Projects,…
- Getting comfortable in the AutoCAD for Mac interface
- Managing files in the Finder
- Saving files
- Setting up 2D layers
- Working with 2D layouts and paper space
- Using external references
- Using the Sheet Set Manager (aka the Project Manager)
- Printing in AutoCAD for Mac
- 3D modeling
- Customizing AutoCAD for Mac
- Understanding renamed and missing features
Skill Level Beginner
1. New Environment
2. Managing Files
3. 2D Workflow
4. Working with Projects
3D modeling1m 30s
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