Using drag-and-drop to insert content


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Using drag-and-drop to insert content

AutoCAD can incorporate data from many different sources. Some examples would be images, text files, PDF files, or other AutoCAD drawings. The trick to inserting this extra content is knowing what command is needed to insert each type of file. The real trick is knowing that you can insert most data without using any commands at all. In this lesson we are going to learn how to insert content from a variety of files using drag and drop. As you can see, I've just launched my AutoCAD and I'm sitting in the default Drawing1 file.

I'm going to press the Windows key and the letter E to launch Windows Explorer. Then I will navigate to the Desktop. I will open the Exercise Files folder. I will jump into the chapter_05 folder and then I'll open this folder called drag-and-drop. Now, since I am using Windows 7, I am going to drag this window over to the right side of the screen, such that it fills up half of my monitor. I will then click the AutoCAD title bar. I'll click the Restore D...

Using drag-and-drop to insert content
Video duration: 3m 17s 3h 48m Intermediate

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Using drag-and-drop to insert content provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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CAD
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