Lesson 1    -    Lab 1

This lesson covers the following points:

  1. Setting-Up AutoCAD - using the Traditional Start-up Menu
  2. Turning off the Active Assistance
  3. Setting up the Limits
  4. Setting the Grid and Snap
  5. Basic Drawing Skills using Grid and Snap only.

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In AutoCAD 2008 or later the "Traditional startup dialog and the settings to enable it have disappeared. To set the "traditional startup dialog" for autocad, just type: startup and set the value to 1. Now going "New" or when opening AutoCAD, the traditional startup dialog will be shown. (ref).