Accessing drawings using Favorites


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Accessing drawings using Favorites

When using AutoCAD in a production environment, you may be working in multiple projects within a single week. In this lesson I'm going to show you a quick way to access your project folders using favorite places. As you can see, I've just launched AutoCAD and I'm sitting in the default Drawing1 file. I would like to open a drawing, so I'm going to click Open. This brings up the Select Final dialog box. Now let's say there is a project folder on your network that you visit frequently. For the purposes of my example, I'm going to use the Exercise Files folder.

I've saved to my Exercise Files folder to the desktop, so I'm going to click the Desktop icon and then I will click, hold, and drag the Exercise Files folder over to this left margin and I'll release my mouse button. This add the folder as a favorite place. That means that from now on, no matter where I may be on my hard drive, I can quickly open files from the Exercise Files folder by clicking on th...

Accessing drawings using Favorites
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Accessing drawings using Favorites provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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