Customizing AutoCAD's preferences


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Customizing AutoCAD's preferences

In addition to being able to customize the location of tools onscreen, we can also customize our overall AutoCAD user experience. In this lesson, we're going to look at how to adjust AutoCAD's preferences, otherwise known as options. To open the Options dialog box, I'm going to open the application menu and I'll come down and choose Options. Now since we're just starting out, we're not going to be making extensive changes to the preferences at this time. The goal in this lesson is to show you where these setting can be found, how they're organized, and how they work.

This way, as you gain more experience using AutoCAD, and you'd like to make a few changes, you'll know exactly what you need to do. First of all, notice the Options dialog box is organized into tabs, and the tab names are task-based, much like they are on the Ribbon. On each tab are a large number of settings, and these settings are further organized into smaller groups, much like the panel...

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 2013 Essentials: 01 Interface and Drawing Management

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