Switching from Windows to Mac OS X can be a little daunting on its own, without throwing a program like AutoCAD into the mix. Learn to navigate the Windows Explorer and Finder.
- [Instructor] I want to take a quick step back for a moment…and talk about the operating system itself.…If you're switching from AutoCAD for Windows…to AutoCAD for MAC, you're obviously switching from…Mac to the first time as well, or you've been using a MAC…and running AutoCAD virtually and using something like…Fusion or Parallels.…If you're the former, the MAC operating system is pretty…different from the interface you're used to,…if you want to learn more about the Mac OS 10 operating…system itself, there are a number of great video courses…here on Lynda.com.…I only want to highlight a specific element we're going to deal…with in AutoCAD for MAC, and that is Finder.…
Finder is just like Explorer for Windows.…Both are really the underlying file management applications…that we interact with all the time without even knowing it.…Every time we open or save a file, every time we look at…the desktop, we're using Finder or Explorer.…The interface for Finder is very similar to Explorer.…We have a sidebar that allows us to jump to favorites,…
- 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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