Annotating and Dimensioning for Design and Drafting

Give customers and colleagues the details they need to understand your work. Learn how to use AutoCAD annotation and dimensioning tools to create effective, meaningful drawings.
Software used in this course:
  • AutoCAD

Overview

Annotation objects provide critical details on features, such as the length of a room, the diameter of a fastener, or a detail callout. Dimension styles allow you to specify your conventions quickly. Learn how to add annotations and dimension styles to control your project details and maintain industry and project standards.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Use text styles and create single and multiline text.
  • Create and work with dimensions.
  • Create and modify multileaders.
  • Use annotative scaling.
  • Create and edit fields.
  • Create table styles, link tables, and extract data.
  • Use the Linetype Manager to create, add, and work with linetypes.
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Getting started

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Course overview
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Get the software
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Course resources
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Working with text

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Working with multileaders

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Use annotative scaling

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Working with fields

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Lesson overview
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Create fields
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Update fields
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Working with tables

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Working with linetypes

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Final test

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Start your final test

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