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Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture 2012 Tutorial

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Includes 18 hours of easy to follow Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture 2012 video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
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  • Tutor: Reid Addis
  • Duration: 18 hours
  • Video lessons: 314
  • Product code: 24698
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Learn how to create building designs from the ground up and work with 2D and 3D models with the help of this Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture 2012 tutorial video.

Presented by Bachelor of Architecture Reid Addis, he uses high quality video training movies to help explain and demonstrate the important features and functions, which will transform you from beginner to proficient and confident user in a very short space of time.

In over 18 hours of professionally created video training, the tuition includes an introduction to the Display System, using the Productivity tools, lessons on making use of Templates, Building Geometry explained, Annotation in AutoCAD Architecture and so much more.

The complete training contents are laid out below and you can start learning right away, click the blue linked lesson below for a FREE AutoCAD Architecture 2012 video tutorial and discover just how effective this course really is...
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Curtain Walls Styles - An In-Depth Look
Column Grids - Enhanced Custom Grids
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Introduction to AutoCAD Architecture
Introduction to AutoCAD Architecture
Installing AutoCAD Architecture
Launching the Application for the First Time
Introducing the AutoCAD Architecture Interface
Application Menu Contents
The Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar and InfoCenter
Terminology and Helper Tools
Status Bars
Introduction to the Display System
Layer Management
Differences Between Color and Style-Based Template Files
The Role Materials Play in Object Display
Introduction to Project Navigator
AutoCAD Architecture Specific Tabs in the Options Dialog Box
Autodesk Exchange for AutoCAD Architecture
Entering the Activation Code

Quick Start
Introduction to Quick Start
Creating a Small Building
Creating Our Building Mass, Slicing Levels, and Creating a New Project
Creating the Exterior Shell
Creating the Ground Floor
Creating the Column Grid
Creating the Core
Creating Views
Creating Plan and Elevation Sheet Files
Creating Section and Enlarged Plan Sheet Files

Productivity Tools
Introduction to Productivity Tools
Configuring Your Personal Workspace
Learning to Use Dynamic Input
Using Right-Click Menus
Using Grips in AutoCAD Architecture in Plan Views
Using Grips in AutoCAD Architecture in Elevation and Isometric Views
Using Edit in Plan, Section and Elevation with AEC Objects
Edit Objects in Place
Using Isolate Objects To Simplify Your Views
Using Live Sections
Navigating in 3D
Using Object Viewer
Creating User-Defined Palettes and Tools

Introduction to Content
Using AutoCAD Architecture Templates
Task-Based Palettes
Using Design Center
Using Content Browser
Using the Properties Palette
Using Style Manager
Using Display Manager
Using Autodesk Seek

Conceptual Design Tools
Introduction to Conceptual Design Tools
Massing Studies
Using Mass Groups and Slices
Space Planning
Analyzing Designs
Moving the Design Forward

Building Geometry
Introduction to Building Geometry
Walls - Creating Accurately
Walls - Introducing Justification
Walls - Justification and Object Snaps
Walls - Changing Justification
Walls - Modifying and Cleaning Up Edges
Walls - Using AutoCAD Tools
Walls Styles - an In-Depth Look
Walls - Understanding Cleanup Radius
Walls - Understanding Component Priorities
Walls - Overriding Component Priorities
Walls - Understanding Cleanup Groups
Walls - Understanding Location Elevations
Walls - Using Wall Modification Tools
Walls - Understanding Wall Off set Modification Tools
Walls - Understanding AEC Trim and Extends Tools
Walls - Modifying a Style Assignment
Walls - Adding and Modifying Interior Walls
Walls - Converting Linework to Walls
Walls - Using Renovation Mode to Create Phased Wall Styles
Walls - Creating Phased Projects
Creating Interior Walls in Our Project
Walls - Using Geometric and Dimensional Constraints with Walls
Doors - Creating
Doors - Modifying
Door Styles - An In-Depth Look
Windows - Creating
Windows - Modifying
Window Styles - An In-Depth Look
Openings - Creating and Modifying
Doors and Windows - Additional Styles
Using Multiple and Relative Grid Options with Doors and Windows
Creating Doors and Windows in Our Project
Column Grids - Rectangular
Column Grids - Radial
Column Grids - Modifying
Column Grids - Annotating
Structure - Adding Columns to Grids
Column Grids - Irregular Column Grids
Column Grids - Enhanced Custom Grids
Structure - Understanding the Display of Structural Members
Creating Column Grids in Our Project
Structure - Structural Member Catalog
Structure - Content BrowserStyles
Structure - Structural Member Wizard
Structure - Custom Columns
Structure - Add and Modify Columns
Structure - Adding Beams
Structure - Modifying Beams
Structure - Adding Beam Layouts
Creating Structure in Our Project
Structure - Representing Bracing
Spaces - Creating
Spaces - Automatically Generating
Spaces - Modifying
Space Styles - An In-Depth Look
Spaces - Dividing
Creating Spaces in Our Project

More Geometry
Introduction to More Geometry
Curtain Walls - Creating
Curtain Walls - Modifying
Curtain Walls Styles - An In-Depth Look
Curtain Walls - Convert from Other Objects
Creating Curtain Walls in Our Project
Curtain Walls - Edit In Place
Door/Window Assemblies - Creating
Door/Window Assemblies - Modifying
Door/Window Assemblies Styles
Door/Window Assemblies - Converting from Other Objects
Creating Door/Window Assemblies in Our Project
Slabs - Creating
Slabs - Modifying
Slabs Styles - An In-Depth Look
Slabs - Applying Edge Styles
Slabs - Edge Styles - An In-Depth Look
Creating Slabs in Our Project
Stairs - Creating Straight
Stairs - Creating U-Shaped and Multi-Landing
Stairs - Creating Curved and Spiral
Stairs - Creating Custom
Stairs - Modifying Stairs
Stairs Styles - An In-Depth Look
Stairs - Creating Ramps
Railings - Creating
Railings - Modifying
Railings Styles - An In-Depth Look
Adding Stairs and Railings in Our Project
Ceiling Grids - Creating
Ceiling Grids - Modifying
Ceiling Properties of Spaces
Ceiling Materials
Creating Ceilings in Our Project
Roofs - Creating
Roofs - Modifying with Grips
Roofs - Modifying with Properties
Roof Slabs - Creating
Roof Slabs - Converting from Other Objects and Adding Holes
Roof Slab Styles - An In-Depth Look
Roof Slabs - Applying Edge Styles
Creating the Roof in Our Project

Adding Components
Introduction to Adding Components
Understanding and Using Multi-View Blocks
Multi-View Blocks - Finding Content
Placing Multi-View Blocks
Multi-View Blocks - Placing Accurately
Multi-View Blocks - Using Layout Curves and Anchors
Ceiling Objects - Adding Fixtures
Representing Soffits with Wall Objects
Creating and Using Object Profiles
Adding Components to Our Model

Sections and Elevations
Introduction to Sections and Elevations
Assembling the Building Model
Setting Your Building on a Site
Creating Elevations
Modifying Elevations
Creating Sections from the Sections and Elevations Panel
Creating Sections from the Callout Palette
Modifying Sections
Sections and Elevations - Updating Changes
Sections and Elevations - Adding Visual Depth
Sections and Elevations Styles - An In-Depth Look
Sections and Elevations - Using Component and Design Rules
Sections and Elevations - Working with Materials
Creating Sections and Elevations in Our Project

Introduction to Annotation
Annotation - Edit Scale List
Annotation - The Drawing Setup Dialog Box
Annotation Scale with AEC Objects
Annotation Scale and Hatch Patterns in AEC Objects
Annotation Scale Within Viewports
Text Placement
Placing Multi-Leaders
MText and Multi-Leaders - Setting Default Behavior
Using Layer Key Overrides
Modifying Layer Key Overrides
Placing AEC Dimensions and AEC Dimension Styles
Modifying AEC Dimensions
Dimensioning - Other Tools
Callouts - Creating for Annotation Only
Applying Tags to Doors and Windows
Applying Tags to Walls
Applying Room Tags to Spaces
Applying Tags to Objects
Applying Labels to Column Grids
Creating Schedules
Modifying Schedules
Using Schedules to Find Items in Your Project
Placing Keynotes
Sheet Versus Reference Keynotes
Modifying Keynotes
Placing Keynote Legends
Placing Annotation in Our Project

Introduction to Detailing
Creating a Detail View using Callouts
Using The Detail Component Manager
Adding Detail Components
Modifying Details
Using AEC Modify Tools
Annotating a Detail

Understanding the Display System
Introduction to Understanding The Display System
Using the Display Manager
Modifying Drawing Display Representations
Modifying Style Display Representation
Modifying Object Display Representation
Understanding the Properties Palette Display Tab
Understanding Display Sets
Understanding Display Configurations
Display Control and Multi-View Blocks
Using Materials to Affect Display Representations

Using AutoCAD Architecture Layer Tools
Introduction to Using AutoCAD Architecture Layer Tools
Layer Management
Understanding Layer Standards
Understanding Layer Key Styles
Layer Filters
Layer States
Loading Layer Key Styles
Creating a Layer Standard

Layout Design Objects
Introduction to Layout Design Objects
Using AEC Modify Tools
Layout Grids
Using Layout Curves
Using Anchors

Organizing Projects with the Drawing Management System
Introduction to Organizing Projects with the Drawing Management System
Unique Benefits of Project Management with Project Browser and Project Navigator
Project Browser
Options for AEC Project Defaults
Create a New Project
Understanding Project Navigator
The Project Tab
The Constructs, Views and Sheets Tabs
Adding Existing Drawings To Project Navigator
Creating Constructs from Objects in Existing Drawings
Creating Constructs from Other Constructs
Creating Elements
Creating Plan Views
Creating Elevation Views
Creating Section Views
Annotating Views
Creating Schedule Views
Manage Sheet Set Properties
Creating Sheet Subsets
Creating Sheets
Create Named Model Space Views and Link to Sheets
Using Callouts to Create Named Model Space Views and Linking to Sheets
Insert Sheet List Table

Advanced Building Geometry
Introduction to Advanced Building Geometry
Using Advanced Wall Tools
Interference Conditions and Walls
Interference Conditions - Stairs and Slabs
Varying Roof Plate Heights
Roofs - Trimming and Mitering Edges
Adding a Dormer Roof

Publishing from the Project Navigator
Introduction to Publishing from the Project Navigator
Publish Your Project
Publish with Subsets
Publishing Sheets Sections
Publish with Overrides

Creating Custom Styles and Components
Introduction to Creating Custom Styles and Components
Editing Wall Styles
Creating Walls Using Wall Style Browser
Understanding Wall Endcaps
Endcap Styles for Wall Openings
Edit In Place Wall and Wall Opening Endcaps
Door and Window Styles - Design Rules
Door and Window Styles - Adjusting Dimensions
Door and Window Styles - Creating Custom Shapes
Door and Window Styles - Adding Muntins
Door/Window Assembly and Curtain Wall Design Rules and Terminology - Primary Grids and Element Definitions
Door/Window Assembly and Curtain Wall Design Rules and Terminology - Nested Grids
Door/Window Assemblies - Creating a Custom Door/ Window Assembly
Door/Window Assembly and Curtain Walls - Modifying the Frames and Mullions
Creating a Custom Curtain Wall Unit
Creating a Custom Curtain Wall
Door/Window Assembly and Curtain Walls - Creating Style Overrides
Creating a Custom Curtain Wall in Our Project
Creating Components for a Multi-View Block
Multi-View Blocks - Assigning Component Visibility
Annotation Scaling with Multi- View Blocks

Graphic Presentation and Visualization
Introduction to Graphic Presentation and Visualization
Visual Styles
Adding a Camera
Slicing the Model
Using Napkin Sketch
Using Display Themes
Rendering with AutoCAD Architecture
Sun and Location Settings
Adding Lights
Adding a Camera and a Background
Rendering Settings
Using Materials on AEC Objects
Fine Tuning Curved Objects

Working with Others
Introduction to Working with Others
Importing Geometry and Data from Other Programs
Exporting Geometry and Data

ACA Troubleshooting
Introduction to Troubleshooting
Why Are Walls Not Cleaning Up
Why Are There Question Marks in My Schedules
How do I Restore Panels and Tabs to the Ribbon
How Do I Restore Hidden Messages and Tool Tips
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