Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video User preferences, part of AutoCAD for Mac 2015 Essential Training.
- The Preferences Pane is how we set specific things…about the program that we like…both as personal preferences…as well as adding functionality.…Let's take a look at the Preferences Pane…under AutoCAD, Preferences.…The Application Preferences Pane is split up…into different sections controlling…different aspects of the program.…Under General, we'll find things like…the Mouse & Trackpad Customization tools.…Personally I like using the right click…as a quick return key.…Also depending on how you have…natural scrolling set in Mac OS X,…you may want to reverse the zoom direction…so it's comfortable for you.…
If you're using a trackpad,…you may want to enable the spacebar…to hold and pan around your drawing.…OpenGL refers to offloading some of the processing power…to the graphics card of the system.…This is specific to each system,…and only certain graphics cards on certain systems…can take advantage of this,…so make sure you check the documentation…for your specific system.…The File Save Precautions has to do with how often…
- Accessing palettes
- Changing preferences
- Opening and saving files
- Working with views
- Creating basic geometry: lines, ellipses, splines, and more
- Selecting, moving, copying, and scaling geometry
- Working with layers
- Using gradients
- Creating blocks and dynamic blocks
- Working with references
- Creating layouts
- Annotating drawings
- Plotting and sharing
- Starting in 3D
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Interface
2. File Management
4. Basic Geometry
5. Geometry Tools
6. Modifying Geometry
8. Advanced Objects
11. Plotting and Sharing
12. 3D Basics
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