Customization is a key feature in AutoCAD software that makes it different from any other CAD tool on the market. Configuring user interface, modifying the files within AutoCAD software can greatly improve productivity when using AutoCAD software. By customizing AutoCAD software, a user can streamline different product workflows and enable creation of new ones that can improve the company works. The workflows might range from importing styles and layers into AutoCAD software to extracting information from AutoCAD software into a database. If you created blocks in AutoCAD software, chances are that you have already understood some of the customization features in AutoCAD software. However, we will cover some intermediate and advanced customization techniques in AutoCAD software that can greatly impact your productivity and enable you as a power AutoCAD software user in customization space. When you start your next project, chances are that you will tend to customize AutoCAD software and enhance your design or drafting workflow.
- Learn how to customize user interface, profiles, workspace, and tool palettes
- Learn how to create scripts, action macros, and Dynamic Blocks
- Learn how to customize main and enterprise CUIx files and create new line type and hatch patterns
- Learn to automate repetitive tasks and quickly create company standards
After completing his master's degree in CAD/CAM, Sunith Babu began teaching AutoCAD software and Inventor software, and he has been doing so for more than 10 years both online and at training locations across India. He's popularly known as CAD Professor, and he blogs at cadprofessor.com, a highly rated blog. He has taught more than 10,000 students, faculty members, and industry professionals on various CAD topics. His articles have reached AUGI HotNews, AUGIWorld magazine, AUGI Training Program, Autodesk Community India, AUGI India, and a number of reseller newsletters across the world. Since 2003 he has been teaching people how to increase productivity through the use of CAD tools. He is a faculty member at M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, and he is currently teaching various products of Autodesk, Inc., to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is one of the first Autodesk Certified Instructors (ACI) and Autodesk Certified Evaluators from India, and he has conducted ACI programs in India and the Middle East.
Dr. H.K Shivanand has been teaching at University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore and has been in academics for the last 2 decade. He recently developed interest in teaching AutoCAD related tools to the Undergraduate Students of Mechanical Engineering and is now an Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has guided several UG / PG / Ph.D scholars at the university.