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Critical Concepts #

Drawing Setup
http://youtu.be/toYbqQt8ptM
Opening a New Drawing
Sheet Size & Scale Settings
Understanding Layers
Toolboxes
Tool Tips
Important Rules
http://youtu.be/8UW4gl19n_4
Mouse Conventions
File Management
The Toggle Bar
Modifiers & Calculators
Drawing Navigation
http://youtu.be/T2dSs7564qw
Zoom Tools
Panning Tools
Basic Modes Overview

CAD Basics – Part 1 #

Drawing Lines
http://youtu.be/Zs4aQyj8ATI
Drawing Lines
Using Constraints
Inference (Object Snap)
Polylines
Entity Grips
Smooth (Curved) Polylines
Start Angle for Curved Polylines
Using Grips for Editing
Closed Polylines
Coordinate Tracking Panel
Squares, Circles & Arcs
http://youtu.be/y1PNfKdJLGI
Squares & Rectangles
Circles
Basic Arcs
Text Tools
http://youtu.be/hUNJAgln49U
Inserting Text
Inserting Leadered Text
Editing Text & Leadered Text
Editing Tools
http://youtu.be/RJ80l5BX3Fw
Deleting (Erasing) Objects
Moving & Copying
Offsetting Lines
Rotating Objects
Exploding Objects
Trim Tools
http://youtu.be/QWwN2ZJIPoA
Nested (Hidden) Tools
Trim (Clip) to an Intersection
Trim or Extend Lines
Trim or Extend Lines to a Corner
Trim or Extend to an Intersection

CAD Basics – Part 2 #

Library Figures
http://youtu.be/xLW1H6-I-rU
About Figures
Organizing Figures
Inserting Figures
Scaling (Resizing) Figures
Rotating Figures
Layer Overrides
Clustering (Grouping) Figures
Selecting Objects (Data Selection)
Drawing Hedges (Offsetting Figures)
Patterns and Soldier Courses
http://youtu.be/8BeY1NyChzE
Pattern (Hatch) Basics
Creating a Temp Boundary
Blue Dot Hatch Tool
Hatching Around Objects
Adding a Soldier Course
Base Plan from Scratch
http://youtu.be/CXFEYcWNYqA
The Building Outline Tool
Window & Door Settings
Using Triangulation
Tracing a Lot Plan
http://youtu.be/9ivb-0-jcPs
About Image Files (Rasters)
Inserting the Raster
Scaling the Raster
Tracing the Raster
Removing the Raster
Measuring Tools
http://youtu.be/50Ukrms9BTY
Area Measuring Tools
Length Measuring Tools
Cumulative Area Tool
Cumulative Length Tool
Title Blocks
http://youtu.be/-aQVT3xdr_Y
Automated Title Blocks
Title Block Figures
Nodes
Title Block Editor
Shortcuts and Other Tips
http://youtu.be/2okbmJMnWpw
Shortcuts and Tips
Constraints Shortcut
Inference Shortcut
The Escape Key
Delete Key to Undo
Auto-Save Settings
Cut Copy and Paste
Selection Windows for Speed
Drawing Settings
Ends and Fill Settings

The Plant List & Images #

Finding Plants
http://youtu.be/2wT49VYxyEo
Introduction
Using Favorites (Hotlist)
Labeling from DynaSCAPE.com
Advanced Filters
Labeling Plants http://youtu.be/fTJGq80NJzQ
Labeling Plants
Normal Text (with Leaders)
Text (No Leader)
Keyed Labels (with Leaders)
Keyed Labels (Text Only)
Adding a Plant Schedule
Label Settings
Plant List Editor
http://youtu.be/8CPdQTvWzzA
Overview
The Plant List Editor
Setup Options
Download from Online
Add Plants Manually
Download by Zone
Import a List
Matching Plants
Adding Sizes
Adding Images
http://youtu.be/4m88NQCS9tU
About Adding Images
Add Image by Searching
Find Images by Label
Using Custom Images
Moving Images
Removing Images
Matching Custom Images
http://youtu.be/s_c—R_1LA
Matching My Plants
Single Matching
Bulk Matching
Custom Images
Design Labels
http://youtu.be/vpAxJ_XX4w8
The Design Label Panel
Design Label Editor
Measuring and inserting
Labeling Styles

Printing, Material Lists and Picture Catalogue #

Printing
http://youtu.be/d8Uu0YvAm7M
Lists and Picture Catalogue Output Options
Print Process
Saving as a JPEG or PDF
http://youtu.be/XZI7-NNFn4g
JPEG and PDF Uses
Save as JPEG
Save as Adobe PDF
Material List
http://youtu.be/i_z1hUvGe4k
Export a Material List
Picture Catalogue
http://youtu.be/md7GmQPap80
Creating a Picture Catalogue

Other Types of Drawings #

Dimension Plan
http://youtu.be/S4CGvWEbccY
Dimension Plans
Lighting Plan
http://youtu.be/ceUNRY66mfs
Lighting Plans
Lighting Mode
Wiring Mode
Voltage Calculator