Constructing a 2D drawing


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Constructing a 2D drawing

Even though the arrangement of our tools looks different between the Windows and Mac version of AutoCAD, the functionality of the tools is virtually identical. For this reason, you will find that making the transition from the Windows platform to the Mac requires almost no learning curve. In this lesson, I am going to demonstrate a typical 2D workflow by creating a small mechanical part. On my screen, I have a finished example of the part we will be creating; we will be drawing everything except for the dimensions. In the interest of time, I have already created my layers. I am going to open up the layer control and I will set the center lines layer current.

Let's start by creating this vertical centre line. I will do that by launching the Line command. I am going to start my line right here and my Ortho was locked which is great. I will pull this up and click and then I will press Escape to finish the command. Now let's recreate this horizontal centerline. I am going to press the...

Constructing a 2D drawing
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Constructing a 2D drawing 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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