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Autodesk AutoCAD 2009: Certified Professional Tutorial

Autodesk AutoCAD is the world’s most widely used Computer Aided Design (CAD) package. It lets you design, visualize and communicate your ideas with ease and efficiency. Autodesk certifications are a reliable validation of your skills and knowledge, and can lead to accelerated professional development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility in your field. Each Autodesk certification signifies the experience and expertise of design professionals around the world. This course by author, Shaun Bryant, provides you with the basic essentials needed to take and pass the AutoCAD 2009 Certified Professional exam. Work files are included. To being learning today, simply click on the movie links.


Getting Started with Autodesk Certification
What Do You Need to Do?

The MOVE Command

Object Snaps
Coordinate Entry
Object Snap Tracking

The COPY Command

Copy Selection - Object Snaps
Copy Selection - Coordinate Entry
Copy Selection - Object Snap Tracking
Copying with Grips
Clipboard - Copying
Clipboard - Paste Coordinates

The ROTATE Command

Base Point & Angle
Rotate Reference
Rotate Copy

The MIRROR Command

Mirroring Objects
The MIRRTEXT Variable

The ARRAY Command

Polar Arrays pt. 1
Polar Arrays pt. 2
Rectangular Arrays

Organization & Inquiry

Changing Object Properties pt. 1
Changing Object Properties pt. 2
Changing Object Properties pt. 3
Using the Inquiry Tools pt. 1
Using the Inquiry Tools pt. 2
Using Layer 0
Using the ByLayer Setting
Using Quick Properties

Altering Objects

The OFFSET Command pt. 1
The OFFSET Command pt. 2
The STRETCH Command - Crossing Selection
The STRETCH Command - Crossing Polygon

Working with Layouts

Moving Viewports
Copying Viewports
Resizing Viewports
Deleting & Clipping Viewports

Annotating the Drawing

Multiline Text
Paragraphs & Columns
Associative Text
Editing Text


Creating & Modifying Dimension Styles
Creating & Editing Multileaders
Editing Dimension Text

Hatching Objects

Hatch Patterns pt. 1
Hatch Patterns pt. 2
Gradients & Fills
Hatch Gradients

Working with Reusable Content

Insert Block - INSERT
Insert Block - Tool Palettes
Insert Block - DesignCenter

Additional Drawing Objects

The PEDIT Command
Creating Tables
Editing Table Styles


Using Viewport & Annotation on the Status Bar

Wrap Up

What Was Covered / Final Thoughts
About this Author

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