Customizing AutoCAD's preferences


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Customizing AutoCAD's preferences

AutoCAD is a very customizable program. This means, we don't have to work using a typical out of the box installation if we don't want to. In this lesson, we're going to look at where we can go to customize our User Preferences. Now, I've got a drawing open on my screen. You don't have to open the same drawing. I'm only using this as a visual layout. To modify my User Preferences, I'm going to bring up the Options dialog box. One way I can do that is by clicking on the Application Menu, and then I'll come down and click the Options button. This brings up a very large, but very well organized box, containing literally hundreds of settings.

All the settings are divided up under these tabs. So in a sense, the Options dialog box works much like our Ribbon. Now, we don't have time to go through all of these settings, so I'm going to show you how to use a couple of them, so you can see how they work. Then I'll show you how you can get more information ab...

Customizing AutoCAD's preferences
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Customizing AutoCAD's preferences provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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