AutoCAD has a plethora of preferences you can make your own, to suit your workflow or taste. AutoCAD for Mac has a simplified set of preferences that still allows you to customize AutoCAD.
- [Instructor] Over the years,…AutoCAD's options have grown to give us a lot…of control over different facets of the program.…AutoCAD for Mac is still building up those options,…however, we still have a lot…of control over the application.…We'll find those options here…under the application menu called Preferences.…We'll start with General where we find options…like the default save as version,…as well as options for the right click.…This is also where we find the…OpenGL Core Profile check box.…This is sort of like hardware acceleration for your Mac.…
If your Mac supports it, this should help…improve performance especially for 3D work.…One other thing to note on this tab…is the reverse zoom direction found here.…Depending on the preferences you have set up,…and if you have natural scrolling enabled on your Mac,…you may want to reverse the zoom direction…to match what you're used to.…Next up, our cursor and selection preferences…where we can change the color of the cursor crosshairs,…as well as turning on and off command preview.…
- 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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