Building a library using the Content Manager


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Building a library using the Content Manager

When comparing the Windows and Mac version of AutoCAD, you'll finally use different tools to manage blocks. On the Windows platform, we use tool palettes to organize and insert block symbols. On the Mac, we use a tool called the Content palette. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to use the Content palette to build a block library. On my screen, I have a drawing of an architectural floorPlan, and this drawing contains several blocks. If I click the Insert tool, and open this fly out as well as a preview of each one. What I am going to do is add this drawing to a block library, such that I can share these blocks with any new drawing that I create.

I am going to click Cancel to close this, and I'll start by opening the Window menu. Then I'll come down and select Content. No, we can also use the keyboard shortcut Command+2, this brings up the Content palette. The Content palette is a tool we can use to manage or insert blocks. I am going to open this flyout, and I'...

Building a library using the Content Manager
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Building a library using the Content Manager provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011: Migrating from Windows to Mac

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