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Migrating from MicroStation to AutoCAD

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Overview

Migrate from MicroStation v8i to AutoCAD 2020. Learn how to leverage your existing MicroStation knowledge to master AutoCAD.

Are you a MicroStation user who needs to migrate to AutoCAD? Is your company transitioning to a dual-CAD environment? One of the first steps to success is understanding the differences between these two powerful CAD packages. This course is designed to familiarize the experienced MicroStation v8i user with the AutoCAD 2020 interface and functionality. Learn what makes AutoCAD such a successful CAD package and how you can be more productive in the new environment. Instructor Jeanne Aarhus provides a command comparison guide as well as tips and reminders to help you transition as seamlessly as possible.

This course was created by Jeanne Aarhus. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Transitioning from MicroStation to AutoCAD
  • Using the exercise files
  • About AutoCAD
1. Surviving the Interface
  • Using the startup screen
  • Using the title bar commands
  • What's in the ribbon?
  • Changing the ribbon
  • Using toolbars in AutoCAD
  • Using file and layout tabs
  • Using the status bar
  • Using the mouse
  • Using the command-line window
  • Changing the command line
  • Using the keyboard
  • Controlling dialogs
  • Using view controls
  • Using the ViewCube and Navigation bar
2. Basic DWG Concepts
  • The DWG file and drawing units
  • Using Precision Input
  • Using the UCS
  • Using templates
  • Using object properties
  • Using the Grid, Grid Snap, and drawing limits
3. Working with Precision Input
  • Using direct distance entry
  • Using Dynamic Input
  • Using object snaps
  • More object snaps
  • Using object tracking
  • More object snap settings
4. Basic Draw Tools
  • Using LINE
  • Using POLYLINE
  • Using ARC
  • Using RECTANGLE
  • Using POLYGON
  • Using CIRCLE
  • Using ELLIPSE
  • Using HATCH
  • Using HATCH BOUNDARIES
  • Using SOLID HATCH
  • Using ASSOCIATIVE and ANNOTATIVE HATCH
  • HATCH complex shapes
  • Using HATCH Match Properties
5. Selection Tools
  • Selecting objects
  • More selection tools
  • Selection cycling
  • Quick Select
  • Isolate/hide objects
6. Basic Modify Tools
  • MOVE and COPY
  • STRETCH
  • ROTATE
  • MIRROR
  • SCALE
  • TRIM
  • EXTEND
  • TRIM and EXTEND
  • FILLET
  • CHAMFER
  • INSERT and DELETE VERTEX
  • LENGTHEN
  • ERASE
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Jeanne Aarhus

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