Add intelligence to your drawings with attribute data. This class will show you the tools and techniques used to work effectively with block attributes. Learn how to define attributes, redefine existing attribute data, and then take your documentation to the next level by extracting the attribute data to an external file or a table in the drawing.
Employed at Autodesk, Inc., as a product support specialist, Volker Cocco has been working with AutoCAD software since 1991 (that's R10 in CAD speak). He has been working for various Autodesk Resellers since 1997, and he has had extensive experience troubleshooting and supporting Autodesk products. In addition to having a background in CAD drafting and management, Volker has instructed basic to advanced AutoCAD technical classes, including sessions at AUGI CAD Camp and Autodesk University.
Customization is a key feature in AutoCAD software that makes it different from any other CAD tool on the market. Configuring user interface, modifying the files within AutoCAD software can greatly improve productivity when using AutoCAD software. By customizing AutoCAD software, a user can streamline different product workflows and enable creation of new ones that can improve the company works. The workflows might range from importing styles and layers into AutoCAD software to extracting information from AutoCAD software into a database. If you created blocks in AutoCAD software, chances are that you have already understood some of the customization features in AutoCAD software. However, we will cover some intermediate and advanced customization techniques in AutoCAD software that can greatly impact your productivity and enable you as a power AutoCAD software user in customization space. When you start your next project, chances are that you will tend to customize AutoCAD software and enhance your design or drafting workflow.