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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011 by Elliot Gindis

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Chapter 14 Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center, and Express Tools

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Learning Objectives

In this chapter we introduce a variety of advanced tools and discuss the following:

  • Options dialog box

    • Files tab

    • Display tab

    • Open and Save tab

    • Plot and Publish tab

    • System tab

    • User Preferences tab

    • Drafting tab

    • 3D Modeling tab

    • Selection tab

    • Profiles tab

  • Shortcuts and the acad.pgp file

  • Customize User Interface (CUI)

  • Design Center

  • Express Tools

By the end of the chapter you will learn how to significantly customize your environment and speed up your work via importing pre-drawn blocks and using shortcuts to accelerate command input. ...

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