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David Cohn

GEN20601: Taking AutoCAD to a New Dimension

(Duration 01:02:14)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn how to create any type of dimension in AutoCAD
  • Learn how to dimension using the single DIM command
  • Learn how to create and modify associative centerlines and centermarks
  • Learn how to edit dimensions and modify dimension components efficiently

Description

Description

We have been dimensioning the same way in AutoCAD software for what seems like 100 years. Now you can finally reduce steps and accelerate your dimensioning with AutoCAD software’s new and improved dimensioning tools. Instead of using different commands to create different types of dimensions, you will learn how the multipurpose DIM command anticipates the type of dimensions you want to create, eliminating steps and making you more productive than ever before. Discover how to create associative centerlines and centermarks that automatically adjust as you make changes to your drawings. You will also learn how to automatically place dimensions on the proper layer. As Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., said, “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” This session features AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. AIA Approved

Target Audience

Target Audience

Users of AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, and vertical products based on AutoCAD

Speakers

Speakers

David Cohn

David Cohn is the senior content manager for CADLearning products at 4D Technologies, where he develops content standards and creates affordable training solutions for Autodesk, Inc., software, including AutoCAD software, AutoCAD LT software, and ReCap software. He has more than 30 years of hands-on experience with AutoCAD software and 15 years with Revit software as a user, developer, author, and consultant. He is an Autodesk Certified Professional for both AutoCAD software and Revit software. A contributing editor to Desktop Engineering magazine, he is also the former senior editor of Cadalyst magazine, and the author of more than a dozen books about AutoCAD software. A licensed architect, Cohn was also one of the earliest AutoCAD third-party software developers, creating numerous AutoCAD add-on programs. As an industry consultant, Cohn has worked with many companies, including Autodesk. He has taught college-level AutoCAD courses, and has consistently been a top-rated speaker at Autodesk University.

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Published

  • 2016
  • GEN20601
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD LT

Industries

  • General Architecture. Engineering and Construction
  • General Manufacturing and Product Design

Topics

  • AutoCAD and General Design