Windows has the Ribbon. AutoCAD for Mac has Tool Sets. Similar in function but oriented vertically instead of horizontally, Tool Sets hold tools and functions in a like manner.
- [Voiceover] Where AutoCAD for windows has the ribbon,…AutoCAD for Mac has tool sets.…Personally I actually like the tool sets over the ribbon.…But it's a completely personal preference.…I do actually find the ribbon quite useful.…Especially the concept that the same screen real estate…can be changed to accommodate different tasks.…However, I like the fact that AutoCAD for Mac…displays the tool set on the sides of the screen.…With most every display I purchased…being a wide screen display,…I'd rather keep my tools and pallets on the sides of my…screen rather than taking up my limited vertical space.…
The tool sets are quite handy in this respect.…And the newer versions even allow me…to expand or contract the tool sets to my liking.…Each of the tool panels is also collapsible.…Meaning I can focus on just the…tools that I want to work with.…A very interesting feature AutoCAD for Macs tool sets,…especially in the newer versions,…is the ease of customization.…In each tool panel I can easily add or remove tools just by…
- 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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