This level 2 expands on the essentials portion by discussing the settings defined within a drawing file. Students will learn what drawing files are composed of and be taught how to define and control these settings within the file. They will also learn techniques to help them become more efficient as a user. At the completion of this course the student will be able to complex drawings.
Created by industry experts, students learn by doing actual drawings with our live in classroom instructors. Students are taught many commands and tools to create complex drawings fast and easy. Our instructors will make sure no one is left behind.
All courses are live instructor-led. If you have a group of employees looking for AutoCAD training, call us for a customized quote. We offer great discounts and onsite training for groups of two or more.
If your goal is to learn AutoCAD from great instructors without breaking the bank, this course is for you. We deliver our Live Online training using the latest technology. You will be able to see your instructor, ask questions, and follow along with them. You are required to have a recent working version of AutoCAD (full or trial) installed on your computer. You can download a software trial directly from Autodesk by using this link.
We pride ourselves on being able to offer a great course at a great price. With over 500 reviews, our students seem to agree. They compliment our great instructors the most.
This course provides 24 hours of live interactive training.
You can retake the course as many times as needed, completely free.
Reduced pricing & customized training available for companies and government agencies.
This is NOT a lecture class where you just watch someone draw while you try to imagine yourself doing the same.
Self Improvement should not require someone going into debt; that is why TIA offers the best value in quality training.
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Our Live Online course allows you to attend our great live online training from the comfort of your desk at home or at work. It's the same great course with our excellent instructors. Here a few points about our online class.
Yes! A working copy of AutoCAD is required. If you don't own a copy, you can download a 30 day trial from Autodesk. If you are working with the trial, please make sure it will be valid for the course duration. You can download a software trial directly from Autodesk by using this link.
Cancellation made up to 7 days prior to the start of the class will receive a refund. Rescheduling is permitted upto 1 business day prior to the start of the class.
Yes you can, as long as we have an available seat in our upcoming class. You can come back and retake the course as many times as you like for up to 1 year.
This course is held live online or live in-person depending the date you choose.
Our tuition is much lower than other training providers because we have optimized our business processes to ensure quality training at a reasonable price. As a smaller school with lower overhead we are able to provide a great class and better value to our students. We believe that education should be affordable and not break your bank account.
We only hire the best instructors. Our instructors are all Autodesk Certified Instructors with over 10 years of experience using and teaching AutoCAD. We guarantee that you will love the instructors or your money back.
Choosing a training provider can be tough choice. We all claim to offer the best value, in terms of price, passing rates, and guarantee. The Technical Institute of America offers the lowest price, one of the best passing rate, and an excellent guarantee. As a New York State licensed school and Better Business Bureau Accredited business we can honestly say what we offer is the truth and you can verify it. It’s the reason why we offer the money back guarantee.
If unforeseen circumstances arise such as bad weather, instructor health or family problems and we have to cancel a class, we will offer all students a 100% refund or reschedule to another class.
Yes we offer the most flexible schedule of all training centers. If you miss one or more of your classes you can attend a weekend, evening, or weekday class to make up your class.
Lesson 1 – Defining Standard Settings within the Drawing File
Discussion of the importance of Company Standards.
Creating and Editing Text Styles within the drawing.
Creating and Editing MultiLeader Styles.
Creating and editing various Dimension Styles
Lesson 2 – Working with Blocks
Inserting Blocks into the drawing
Modifying blocks using the Block Editor
Understanding Insertion point Presets.
Using Otracking to position blocks more accurately
Lesson 3 – Using the Design Center to import settings from drawing to drawing
Understanding Design Center and its options.
Browsing the various categories within the Design Center
How to import Drawing Settings from other files.
Inserting Blocks from the Design Center
Lesson 4 – Methods for downloading Blocks from the Internet
Accessing Manufacturers’ Symbol Libraries.
Practicing efficient techniques in preparing downloaded Blocks for storage.
Adding Hyperlinks to blocks.
Lesson 5 – Applying “Dynamic” Features to blocks to make them more flexible
Understanding the Parameters Palette and how to use it.
Overview of the Actions Palette and how to use it.
Lesson 6 – Adding Attributes to Blocks as to add real world information
Issuing the Attribute Definition Command
Understanding the Attribute Definition Dialog box and it’s settings.
Inserting blocks and adding Attribute Information.
Working with the insert Attribute dialog box.
Editing Attribute values and their display settings.
Lesson 7 – Extracting Attribute Information for creating a Schedule
Using the Table Command to extract attribute information.
Overview of the Table Command Dialog box.
Understanding the Extraction process.
Creating a Data Extraction file.
Inserting a Table into the drawing
Editing Attribute information and updating Tables.
Lesson 8 – Working with Fields
What are Fields and how are they used within AutoCAD.
Understanding the Field Dialog box.
Placing Fields and how to Edit them.
Lesson 9 – How External References can help in a multi-user project.
What are External References and how are they used in AutoCAD.
Understanding the process of inserting an External Reference.
The editing process for External References.
Understanding the differences between Binding and Inserting and External References
The External Reference Manager and its Settings.
Lesson 10 – Creating ETransmittals for emailing AutoCAD files
Using ETransmittals to create zip files for easy emailing.
Understanding the ETransmit dialog box and its settings.
Creating various etransmittals for saving files under different formats.
Lesson 11 – Working with Tool Palettes
What are Tool Palettes and how can they save you time?
Using AutoCAD’s default Tool Palettes.
Creating Tool Palettes
Adding content to your Tool Palette.
Customizing Tool Palettes
Exporting and Importing Tool Palettes.
Creating Palette Groups.
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