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Lee Ambrosius

AC1542-L: AutoCAD Customization Boot Camp: No Experience Required

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Create custom desktop icons
  • Modify the ribbon and Quick Access toolbar in AutoCAD
  • Create command aliases and record action macros
  • Define tools and tool palettes

Description

Description

AutoCAD software can be extended in a number of ways, but many users are unsure of where or how to get started. In this lab, you learn to create custom desktop icons, modify the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar, create and modify command aliases that can be used to start commands, record and play back action macros, and define tools and tool palettes to reduce repetitive drawing tasks. This lab gives you a solid foundation in customizing AutoCAD so you can be more productive when you return to your office.

Target Audience

Target Audience

AutoCAD users who have a general understanding of AutoCAD commands, but little or no previous experience with customizing AutoCAD

Speakers

Speakers

Lee Ambrosius

Lee Ambrosius is a Principal Learning Content Developer at Autodesk, Inc for the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT products. He currently works primarily on the CAD administration, customization, and developer documentation. Lee has also worked on the user documentation for AutoCAD on Windows and Mac. He has presented on a wide range of topics at AU over the past 9 years, from general AutoCAD customization to ObjectARX. Lee has authored a number of AutoCAD related books under the For Dummies brand and been a technical editor for a number of other AutoCAD related books over the years. When not writing, you can find him roaming various community forums, posting articles on his blog, or tweeting AutoCAD related information.

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Tags

Published

  • 2013
  • AC1542-L
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • AutoCAD

Industry

  • Architecture Services

Topics

  • AutoCAD and General Design