Join Shaun Bryant for an in-depth discussion in this video Why use polylines?, part of AutoCAD Facilities Management: Areas.
- So we're starting a new chapter now in our…AutoCAD Facilities Management 101 Areas Course,…and we're going to be looking at areas…and polylines in this particular chapter.…Now, you'll notice that we have a 00_GND_FM_AREAS.dwg file…open right now, and you can see that the structural plan…has already been linked into the FM drawing.…So, if I go to the Insert tab here on the ribbon,…go to the Reference panel and just click…on that little arrow there, it shows me…that I've already referenced in the drawing.…
So, if I hover over it there, can you see…that it's 00_GND_GA_AREAS.dwg?…That is in your Lynda.com exercise files.…So download both drawings and make sure you reference in…the structural plan which is 00_GND_GA_AREAS.dwg,…and then rename it as FP using the rename command…like we've done in previous videos.…The reason we've done that is for our layer management.…So, we go the the Home tab here.…
I'll go to my Layers panel and open up Layer Properties,…and you can see that all our layers have that FP…renaming there - you can see that in the layer management.…
- 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
Next steps1m 18s
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