2020

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Learning Guide (Print) $80.00
Learning Guide (eBook) $80.00
Instructor Guide (Print) $155.00
Instructor Guide (eBook) $155.00

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Instructor Guide

An Instructor Guide provides you with all that you need to teach the training course. It contains all the same instructional content as a Learning Guide, along with the answers to the chapter review questions, timing suggestions to help you in delivering various sections of the course, and instructor presentation files that complement the guide.

Class Files

The class files for this training guide were released on March 27, 2019 (part number AS-ACD2001-ESS1MU-CF.exe) . Please refer to the link in your training guide to download the latest class files.

AutoCAD 2020: Essentials (Mixed Units)

Total number of pages: 560
Total Hours: 24

Autodesk Authorized Publisher

Note: This guide is designed for the Windows version of AutoCAD® 2020 and may not be compatible with the Mac version of AutoCAD® 2020.

The objective of AutoCAD® 2020: Essentials is to enable you to create, modify, and work with a 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software. Even at this fundamental level, the AutoCAD software is one of the most sophisticated computer applications that you are likely to encounter. Therefore, learning to use it can be challenging.
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This guide covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The strategy is to start with a few basic tools that enable you to create and edit a simple drawing, and then continue to develop those tools. More advanced tools are introduced throughout the guide. Not every command or option is covered, because the intent is to show the most essential tools and concepts, such as:

  • Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and user interface
  • Using basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools
  • Organizing drawing objects on layers
  • Using reusable symbols (blocks)
  • Preparing a layout to be plotted
  • Adding text, hatching, and dimensions

The AutoCAD® 2020: Essentials guide is not recommended for users that have completed the AutoCAD® 2020: Fundamentals guide, because Essentials contains the same content.

Prerequisites:
  • Access to the 2020 version of the software. The practices and files included with this guide might not be compatible with prior versions.
  • A working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology.
  • A working knowledge of your operating system.

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