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Advanced Selection

After you've mastered the basics of selection, this tutorial shows you some powerful methods for making complex selection sets.

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AutoCAD 2010: Intermediate 2D Concepts

A suite of video tutorials to take you further with AutoCAD 2010.

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Ground Modelling

This tutorial describes how to create a 3D surface model from contour information using AutoCAD and Key TERRA-FIRMA.

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Animation

Design visualisation animation generally involves animation of cameras in walkthrough, panaround or flyover movies to give the client a much richer and more informative view of the design. This tutorial covers the basics.

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Edges

Edges exist where one surface meets another. Usually an edge is a surface edge detail such as pavers, a retaining wall or stepped features such as steps or terracing. This tutorial explores ways of working with them to create 3D elements.

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Stage 5: Create Houses, Roadlines and Fences

Elements of a scene such as houses are classed as "Objects". Objects are items that sit on the landform terrain or conform to its surface. They are usually positioned in AutoCAD using blocks or lines. This stage describes the process for creating houses (including roofs), fences and road lines.

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Creating Bryce Picture Objects

The CADTutor Image Bank image pairs can be used to create Picture Objects in Bryce. This short tutorial tells you how this is done in 7 simple steps.

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AutoCAD 2010: The User Interface - Part 3

This video tutorial completes your guided tour of the AutoCAD 2010 user interface. Running time: 4min 04sec

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Paper Space Exercise

AutoCAD's paper space mode is a bit like having a page in a scrapbook onto which you can paste different views of your AutoCAD drawing. This whole page can then be plotted. This exercise demonstrates how.

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Sky Backgrounds

Putting a scene into an "environment" is important, not least to generate a feeling of "outdoors", a "sense of place" or mood. This tutorial takes you through the process of applying a sky background.

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AutoCAD 2010: Basic 3D Editing with Grips & Gizmos

AutoCAD 2010: Basic 3D Editing with Grips & Gizmos | AutoCAD

This tutorial follows on from the 3D Primitives tutorial and describes how 3D solid objects can be edited using grips and gizmos. Running time: 11min 53sec

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