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Tracy Chadwick

AC5951: The Most Dynamic Class on the Block— Creating Dynamic Blocks in AutoCAD

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn how to create Dynamic Blocks with the following abilities: stretch, mirror, array, rotate, align, as well have as multiple insertion points
  • Learn how to limit block variations through lists and increments
  • Learn how to apply constraints and parameters to control block behavior
  • Learn how to implement Block Tables as well as the Lookup Action to quickly select the desired block iteration

Description

Description

AutoCAD software's Dynamic Blocks gives you the ability to save time while reducing the size of your block library. Do you have multiple blocks with slight variations between them? Let's turn them into a single block that we can stretch, rotate, and more. In this class you will learn the basics of creating and editing Dynamic Blocks, and you will come to understand some tools that will enable you to limit Dynamic Block behavior. You will also learn a couple of ways to simplify the process of selecting the desired block, including block tables and visibility states. By the end of this class you will have the skills you need to return to work and create Dynamic Blocks that will increase your efficiency immediately.

Target Audience

Target Audience

AutoCAD users of all disiciplines who would like to streamline their bloated block libraries.

Speakers

Speakers

Tracy Chadwick

Tracy Chadwick serves as coordinator and instructor for the Computer Drafting Technology program at Hutchinson Community College (HCC) in Hutchinson, Kansas. He is responsible for teaching a wide range of courses, including those on engineering graphics, AutoCAD software, Inventor software, and Revit Architecture software. Prior to his role in the Associate Degree program, Tracy served as the manager and instructor of HCC's Autodesk Authorized Training Center from 2001. In 2007 Autodesk recognized Tracy with the North America Award for Distinguished Performance in AutoCAD Software Training. Tracy holds professional certifications for AutoCAD software, Inventor software, and Revit Architecture software, and he is an Autodesk Certified Instructor for AutoCAD.

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Tags

Published

  • 2014
  • AC5951
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • AutoCAD, AutoCAD

Industry

  • Other

Topics

  • AutoCAD and General Design