Expert Robotics Inc. Clearwater, USA |  Artificial Intelligence and Software Developing  |  Atlanta, USA; Stuttgart, Germany |  Member of Kazmierczak® Technology Group

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Contents

 

1. Introduction

 

2. Getting Started

 

3. Working with drawings

Creating a new drawing

Opening a drawing

Setting up a drawing

Working with colors

Using grid and snap

Using entity snap

Saving your drawing

 

4. Creating simple entities

Drawing lines

Drawing circles

Drawing arcs

Drawing ellipses

Drawing elliptical arcs

Drawing points

Drawing rays

Drawing infinite lines

Drawing freehand

 

5. Creating complex entities

Drawing rectangles

Drawing polygons

Drawing polylines

Drawing multilines

Drawing traces

Drawing splines

Drawing wipeouts

Drawing revision clouds

Drawing boundary polylines

Adding hatching

 

6. Viewing your drawing

Redrawing and Regenerating a drawing

Moving around within a drawing

Changing the magnification of your drawing

Changing the view of annotative entities

Displaying a drawing with a visual style

Displaying multiple views

Controlling visual elements

 

7. Working with coordinates

Using Cartesian coordinates

Using two-dimensional coordinates

Using three-dimensional coordinates

Using xyz point filters

Defining user coordinate systems

 

8. Working with CAD.direct Explorer

Using CAD.direct Drafter Explorer

Organizing information on layers

Working with linetypes

Working with text styles

Working with coordinate systems

Using named views

Working with layouts

Working with block

Working with references to external files

Working with dimension styles

Working with groups

 

9. Getting drawing information

Measurements and divisions

Calculating areas

Calculating distances and angles

Displaying information about your drawing

 

10. Modifying entities

Selecting entities

 

11. Working with text

Creating line text

 

12. Dimensioning your drawing

Dimensioning concept

 

13. Working with other files in your drawing

Working with blocks

 

14. Printing drawing

Getting started printing

 

15. Drawing in 3D

Viewing entities in 3D

 

16. Working with other programs

Snapshots

 

17. Customizing CAD.direct

Settings and changing options

 

18. Glossary

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