In this tutorial, Josh Modglin walks through multiple parameters within the Open and Save tab of AutoCAD’s options. The parameters discussed include automatic save, demand load options, and show proxy graphic information dialog box elements. The instructor describes what is stored within the Open and Save tab, what is changed and some suggestions on what to set them to for the benefit of all within the company.
- [Instructor] The next tab within our Options Configuration…is the Open and Save Tab.…There are four things that we're going to look…in within the Open and Save Tab that may be…of help to you to provide a consistent feel…and to provide the most efficient use…of AutoCAD for your users.…One is the Save As Option.…If you as a company are working with many different…consultants and they may not have the latest version,…you may choose to set your default Save…to a lower version of AutoCAD.…
Another option here is your Automatic Save.…It provides the time between Automatic Saves.…And, what happens is it's saved to…the Save Directory located in your Files Tab,…and it stores the file with an sv$ file extension.…So at any time if you have a crash,…you can go to this Saved File location…within your Support File Paths here,…Automatic Save File, and find the sv$ file,…and you now have your work backed up.…
Another section here that we're going to look…at is the Enabled with copy.…When you're working with xrefs,…you want the xref, the file that you're…
- Using variables and profiles
- Customizing AutoCAD templates with styles and layer properties
- Using dynamic blocks
- Customizing the AutoCAD interface
- Creating custom tool palettes
- Creating and editing scripts
- Adding custom symbols
- CAD programming with LISP
Skill Level Intermediate
Cert Prep: AutoCAD Certified Professionalwith Shaun Bryant4h 40m Appropriate for all
Designing Dynamic Blocks in AutoCADwith Scott Onstott1h 5m Intermediate
1. Customizing Options
2. Drawing Templates
3. Dynamic Blocks
4. Customizing User Interface
5. Tool Palettes
7. Custom Symbols
8. LISP for CAD Managers
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