Join Shaun Bryant for an in-depth discussion in this video Methods of measurement, part of AutoCAD Facilities Management: Areas.
- [Voiceover] We're in a new section now,…a new chapter in our AutoCAD…Facilities Management 101 Areas course,…and what we're going to look at…in a bit more detail now is…defining areas in our AutoCAD…facilities management drawings.…Now, you'll notice we have a new drawing open.…It's zero zero ground FM…define dot dwg, and you'll find that drawing in…your lynda.com exercise files.…You'll also notice that it's got the GEA polyline.…
It's also got the gross internal polyline…as well, the purple one that we created…in previous videos in the previous chapter.…You will also need to link you GA,…your structural plan, to this particular drawing…before you start working through following the videos.…So if I go to the insert tab on the ribbon…and click on the little arrow here…on the reference panel, you can see…there is the FP reference file.…If I hover over that, it's the zero zero…ground GA define dot dwg file…that you'll find in the lynda.com…exercise files for this chapter.…
So make sure that you bring it in…as a reference file by using the attach command like normal.…
- Setting up a facilities drawing
- Managing XREF layers
- Adjusting drawing units and limits
- Using polylines
- Defining areas
- Annotating areas
- Setting up area table styles
- Finding and linking area data
- Exporting area table data
Skill Level Appropriate for all
AutoCAD Tips, Tricks, & Industry Secretswith Jeff Bartels3h 48m Intermediate
1. Introduction to FM
2. Setting Up a Facilities Drawing
Managing XREF layers3m 55s
3. Getting Your FM Settings Right
4. Areas and Polylines
5. Defining Areas
6. Annotating Areas
7. Setting Up an Area Table Style
8. Using the Area Table
9. Exporting the Area Table Data
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