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Introduction of AutoCAD

Introduction To AutoCAD 2016 - What is AutoCAD

In the first lecture of AutoCAD we will look basic introduction of AutoCAD and what is AutoCAD. This course is explained and used AutoCAD2016 for teaching purposes.

How to Install AutoCAD

Here we explained AutoCAD installation process step by step, also kindly check our Video of How to Install AutoCAD.

Step:1 If we have installed AutoCAD in our PC then one shortcut of AutoCAD 2016 will appear on our desktop. And then we can double click on it to launch it.

Step:2 When we will open AutoCAD then certain type of screen will appear in front of our screen which will show some recent documents which we have opened lastly, notifications and below that Connect to AutoCAD area, where we can sign in and save our drawing in cloud.

Step:3 Now when we click on 'LEARN' we can see different types of videos for getting started and also what's new in AutoCAD we can see there.

Step:4 Now coming back to 'CREATE' section where we can see 'Get Started' option in front of our screen. If we want to start new drawing then we can select any particular template according to our choice and start from here.

We will click on Start Drawing option and then a menu will appear and it is known as Basic Screen of our AutoCAD.

Step:5 On the top left corner we can see Application menu bar, where we can click and start new drawing, open our existing drawings, save our drawing, also save as, then we can publish it, print it, and atlast if we want to go out of AutoCAD than we have Close option also. So this is what application menubar is.

Step:6 Beside Application Menu Bar we have Quick Access Toolbar, where we have same functionality like New, Open, Save, Save as, Plot, and also Undo and Redo.

Below Quick Access Toolbar we have our Ribbon section, in which we have different tabs such as Home, Insert, Annotate, Parametric, View, Manage, Output etc...

Step:7 Inside our home tab we have different Draw panels, Modify options and Annotation panel, Layers panel, Properties etc... When we click on drop panel we can see one Panel Expanded Icon.

In below all panels we have our View controls which provides access to standard and custom views and 3D projections. We can also change the view from visual style controls, such as 2D wireframe, conceptual, hidden, realistic, shaded, shaded with edges, and many more.

On the right side of our screen we have our View cube, from where we can go to our right, left, top, bottom side of our drawing.

Below that we have our navigation toolbar, from where we can have many options like Pan, Zoom extends, Orbit and others.

In the bottom middle we have our command line which will show the command we are going write.

In the bottom right corner we have our Model, layouts as Layout 1, Layout 2, etc...

And the remaining middle part of our screen is called our Main Drawing Area.

So in the Next Tutorial We will See How to change workspace in AutoCAD

FAQs

Autocad's main objective is to present your work imagination using calculated and precise measurements. AutoCAD is a computer-aided design (CAD) software programme that includes drafting. - AutoCAD creates the application in both 2D and 3D formats and feeds the data to the application.

The following is a list of the most significant enhancements in the AutoCAD 2018 Update release:

  • Views and Viewports are two types of views.
  • Performance of 3D Graphics.
  • Support for high-resolution (4K) monitors.
  • Cybersecurity is an important topic.
  • Enhancements to the Xref Layer Property.

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1 (32-bit & 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355 (32-bit & 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit only)

AutoCAD is a computer-aided design (CAD) software application. It is used for designing and drafting drawings for objects such as buildings, bridges, and equipment. AutoCAD has many functions that make it useful in the workplace. It can be used to create 2D and 3D drawings of objects like buildings and bridges. AutoCAD can also be used to create technical drawings of equipment like cars or airplanes.

AutoCAD is a type of CAD software that is used by engineers and designers to create and edit drawings. AutoCAD is a type of CAD software that is used by engineers and designers to create and edit drawings. It’s one of the most popular types of CAD software because it’s very easy to use. AutoCAD has many benefits such as: it's affordable, it's easy to use, it has a wide variety of drawing tools, and you can collaborate with other people on projects.

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