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User Co-ordinate Systems

This tutorial describes what UCSs are, why we need them and how to use them. The correct use of UCSs with AutoCAD is the key to producing good 3D models and they can also help with 2D work.

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Project Overview

This tutorial describes the process of creating a 3D infrastructure and landscape scene from an AutoCAD design drawing using MAX/VIZ and Quickscape application software.

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Stage 7: Setup Views

Quickscape uses ONE camera for still views. This is tied into Image Object functionality where images of people and trees and shrubs are mapped onto planes and "look at" the camera. This tutorial explains how to setup views using Quickscape View Manager.

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Learning Revit MEP 2014

In this Revit MEP 2014 training course, Simon Whitbread teaches you the basics of using Revit to design mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Using BIM (Building Information Modeling) helps you create accurate building systems from concept to construction.

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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 Terrain Objects

This tutorial describes a method for creating terrain objects in 3DS using contours from AutoCAD.

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Publishing your Website

This tutorial explains how publish your website from within Microsoft FrontPage.

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AutoCAD to Photoshop

This tutorial demonstrates a number of workflows from quick and simple to high quality.

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The Material Editor

The Material Editor provides functions to create and edit materials and maps. This tutorial is a basic introduction to the options available.

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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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AutoCAD 2010: The User Interface - Part 3

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