Designs are always prone to change, and the Properties palette allows us to change the properties of our geometry. AutoCAD for Mac has a special trick up it’s sleeve for you.
- [Narrator] Object Properties is up there with the tools…I use most during the day.…And AutoCAD for Mac actually has a little…something cool up its sleeve that…AutoCAD for Windows can't do.…I can actually create a Custom Properties list.…Now, AutoCAD for Windows has a Quick Properties…or a small little properties window…that pops up when I select an object if I want.…I actually find this a little obtrusive…and it kind of blocks my drawing.…So I prefer this method in AutoCAD for Mac.…So, if I select a dimension, I get…this list of properties and I can see…row after row of property information…as I scroll up and down.…
It's helpful and it's great, but nine times out of 10,…I really only use or modify a handful of these properties.…Rather than scrolling endlessly and hunting…for the five or six properties I actually want…to look at, I can click here and see…a condensed version of Properties.…Now, this particular list isn't quite…as extensive as I need.…So, I can click here and actually customize…this property list.…
- 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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