Exploring the updated 3D working environment


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Exploring the updated 3D working environment

In this lesson, we're going to take a look at the improvements that have been made to the 3D working environment and tools. These changes not only help the experienced designer, they also make it easier for beginners to start using AutoCAD to create 3D models. I've already got a drawing open on my screen. We're going to look at this drawing in just a little bit. I'd like to start out by creating a new drawing. So, I'm going to move up to the Quick Access toolbar. I'll launch the New command. I'd like to start using the acad3D template. When I click Open, try and remember what the 3D template used to look like.

Notice it's now using the same color scheme as the 2D template. This is by design and it's to help ease the transition between 2D and 3D drafting. I'm going to orbit my view. To do that, I'll hold down my Shift key and the scroll wheel on my mouse. As I move my mouse forward, we can tip the drawing down and notice the horizon. This is a visu...

Exploring the updated 3D working environment
Video duration: 6m 50s 3h 46m Intermediate

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Exploring the updated 3D working environment provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 New Features

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