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Overview

In this Advanced AutoCAD® 2012 training video, expert author Brian Benton delves into the advanced operations of this popular CAD software. It is recommended that you first view the Learning AutoCAD 2012 training program from Infinite Skills, or be very comfortable with the tools and operation of AutoCAD before you start this advanced training course. Starting immediately into the advanced topics of this video based training course, you will learn more about the navigation tools available to you. Continuing on to a mass of tips and tricks, you will learn more about Polyline/Spline Editing, using Join, Filters, Select Similar and Object Visibility. You will learn about set sheets, and advanced output options. There is a full chapter introducing you to the powerful 3D tools in AutoCAD 2012. Dynamic Blocks, Parametric Constraints and new file management features are also some of the topics covered, along with much, much more. By the completion of this video tutorial, you will be working at an advanced level of AutoCAD 2012, able to produce and output drawings at a faster, more efficient rate, and with more detail than ever before. Extensive working files are included to allow you to work alongside the author as he trains you in AutoCAD 2012.

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Table of Contents

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01. Getting Started

What You Will Learn

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About The Author

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02. Drawing Navigation

See What You Want

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Changing The Way You Look At Things

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Viewports Are Not Just For Paper Space

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Advanced Navigation Tools

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03. Advanced Operations

Doing More With The Application Menu

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CAD With Both Hands

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A Little Help Goes A Long Way

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Solids And Donuts

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Draw Twice As Much In Half The Time

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Advanced Polyline/Spline Editing

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Groups

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Using The User Coordinate System

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04. Advanced Tools

Align & 3D Align

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Lengthen

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Join

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Revision Cloud

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Wipeouts

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Quick Select

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Filters

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Rename Tool

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Divide/Measure

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Quick Calculator

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Select Similar

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Add Selected

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Chapter Project

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05. Object Visibility

Hide/Isolate/End Isolation

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Transparency

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Linetype Scale

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Draw Order

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06. Annotation

Advanced Text Features

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Import Text

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Fields

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Advanced Table Features

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Annotative Scaling

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Annotative Styles

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Chapter Project

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07. Sheet Sets

What Are Sheet Sets

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Creating Sheet Sets

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Using Fields To Get Sheet Set Data

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Drawing Properties

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Advanced Sheet Set Features

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Publishing From Sheet Sets

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08. Output

Plotting With PC3 Files

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Plotting With CTB Files

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Publisher - Batch Plotting

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Publisher - Output Types

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Publisher - Drawing Lists

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Animation

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09. Using Data

Xref

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Attach/Overlay

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Visually Displaying Your Referenced Data

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Binding

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Xclip

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Managing Xrefs

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Linking Data From OLE Objects

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Reference Manager

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Linking Data, Extracting Data

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10. Dynamic Blocks

Know The Power Of Dynamic Blocks

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Implementing Dynamic Blocks

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Creating Dynamic Blocks

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Actions, Parameters, Parameter Sets, Constraints

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Testing In The Block Editor

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Chapter Project

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11. Parametric Constraints

Constraining Your Data To Ensure Its Quality

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Exploring The Different Types Of Constraints

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Creating Constraints In Your Model

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Using Constraints In The Design Process

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Managing Constraints In Your Files

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12. Action Recorder

Action Recorder

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Editing Recorded Actions

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Running And Managing Recorded Actions

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13. Customization

Customizing AutoCAD With The CUI

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Create Commands

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Create And Customize Toolbars And Menus

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Customizing The Ribbon

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Customizing Workspaces

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QAT

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Mouse Buttons - Get Five If You Can

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Quick Properties

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Customize Keyboard Commands

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Script Files

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Tool Pallets

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Custom Linetypes

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14. File Management

New Features

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Template Files

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Saving Files

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Help

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CAD Standard Files

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Drawing Security

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Errors and Crashes

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Backup Files

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Design Center

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15. Introduction To 3D Design

3D Modelling

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3D Operations

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Navigating

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Visual Styles

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Rendering

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Material Library

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3D Selections

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3D Associative Array

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Point Clouds

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Inventor Fusion

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Chapter Project

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16. Free Software Tools

Trueview

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Design Review

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Drawing Markup Manager

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Content Explore

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Autodesk Exchange

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AutoCAD WS

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17. File Collaboration And Best Practices

Working With Others

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Working With Outsiders

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Handling Received Files

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Discussing Drawings Electronically

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