Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Views, part of AutoCAD for Mac 2015 Essential Training.
- Despite becoming experts in panning and zooming,…there are times where it is just easier…to save a specific view…that you can return to later with ease.…I'm gonna zoom in to a specific area of my drawing.…Currently, View is only available at the command line,…so I'll type in the word view and press return.…I'll click Save and I'll simply call this View 1.…Now I'll zoom out and pan over to another…part of the drawing and repeat the process.…
Type view, click Save,…and we'll call this View 2.…Now to get back to View 1,…I'll simply type view in again,…and this time click Restore, and type in View 1.…I'm brought back to exactly where I left off in View 1.…Let's repeat this process one more time with View 2.…Type view, click Restore,…and type View 2.…There are a number of other factors…that can be saved with a view…aside from just the zooming and panning orientation.…
If I type view,…and this time click Settings.…We can see I have options…for Saving the Layer Snapshot,…meaning which layers are on, off, or frozen…at the specific time as well as…
- 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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