Introducing the Navigation bar


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Introducing the Navigation bar

One thing AutoCAD is known for is giving you multiple ways to accomplish the same task. Just think for a second of how many different ways we can control the display of this grid. Well, I can come down and click this icon to turn the grid on and off. I can do the same thing by hitting Ctrl+G on my keyboard. I can turn the grid on and off by hitting F7 on my keyboard. I can even type grid, hit Enter, and if I right-click, I can control the grid's display right here in the menu. It has been said that there is at least three ways to do everything in AutoCAD.

Well, the new navigation bar in AutoCAD 2011 gives us yet another way to access our navigation tools. Let's take a look at these tools in the center of the toolbar. I have got Pan, Zoom, and Orbit. Now, you are probably already accessing these tools using the scroll wheel on your mouse. For instance, if I hold my scroll wheel down, I can pan my drawing. If I roll the wheel forward or back, I can zoom. And if I hold down my Shift k...

Introducing the Navigation bar
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Introducing the Navigation bar provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 New Features

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