Saving a workspace


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Saving a workspace

Everyone understands the concept of a workbench. A good workbench will have all of your tools arranged so that they're within easy reach. AutoCAD allows us to do the same thing with our interface. In this lesson we're going to talk about the concept of a workspace. A workspace is a saved configuration of tools onscreen. This means we can arrange our AutoCAD tools however we like and then save their location as a workspace. Now, workspaces can be found up here in the Quick Access Toolbar, and mine cannot be seen just yet.

That's because I'm recording at a smaller resolution than normal. What I'm going to do is click this arrow to collapse the search box, and we can see the workspace flyout right here. Now, AutoCAD comes with several workspaces pre-installed. I'm going to open the menu. By default, we're using Drafting & Annotation. This is what you would use for your typical 2D work. I'm going to select 3D Basics. And notice that my interface is now populat...

Saving a workspace
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Saving a workspace provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 01 Interface and Drawing Management

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