In this video, Shaun Bryant shows you how to dimension simple designs accurately and effectively in AutoCAD.
- [Instructor] We're staying in our annotation.dwg file … and we now have a dimension style all set up … like we set up in the previous video. … So what we want to start thinking about now, … is placing some dimensions on the annotation.dwg file. … Now we're going to do that. … Now you'll notice I'm in the home tab on the ribbon, … in the layers panel here, … the current drafting layer is text. … Always set it to your dimensions layer … if you're placing dimensions. … But don't forget in the annotate tab, … you can also use your DIM layer override … to make sure that dimensions is always … the dimensions layer as well. … Now personally, I prefer to dimension from … the dimensions panel on the annotate tab on the ribbon. … You can dimension from the home tab here, … you'll see that you've got your dimension commands there. … And you've got the dimension, … multiple dimension commands there as well. … You've also got them over here on the annotate tab. … There's the multiple dimension, …
- Working with the AutoCAD interface
- Drawing simple geometry
- Adding annotations
- Creating title blocks
- Adding layouts and viewports
- Printing and plotting
Skill Level Beginner
Cert Prep: AutoCAD Certified Professionalwith Shaun Bryant2h 38m Intermediate
1. The AutoCAD Interface
2. Draw Simple Geometry
3. Annotate Simple Designs
4. Communicate Your Design Intent
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