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Autodesk University 2018

BES225032 - Leveraging Linetypes in AutoCAD

Session Description

This class is filled with all the tips and tricks you'll need to create new linetypes in AutoCAD software. Yes, AutoCAD does supply us with several options for linetypes, including dashes, dots, and shapes. What about creating and designing custom lines based on your company CAD standards or specific project needs? In this class, you’ll learn how to create a compiled custom linetype library to be used for your company standard. Drawings need creativity and clarity. In this class, you’ll gain that innovative knowledge to create new linetypes that catapult your drawings to the next level. Most importantly, you’ll be able to bring value back to your employer and the knowledge to help you excel within your field.

Additional Information
Learn how to identify, change, and create linetype definitions
Learn how to create custom linetypes using fonts and shapes
Learn how to create and compile a complex linetype library with shapes
Learn how to create a tool palette with custom linetypes loaded and properties defined
Instructional Demo
General Industry Learning
AutoCAD and General Design CAD Management and IT
General AutoCAD Knowledge
CAD Manager Civil Engineer Detailer Drafter Teacher/Professor
Product Users
Audience would consist of users of AutoCAD software or vertical products based on AutoCAD including Technical leaders and project managers with CAD management responsibilities
Going beyond software basics
Project Execution
2D Design Architecture CAD Management Civil Engineering Design Engineering Services Instrumentation Management Structural Engineering
AIA Approved
1 hour
Session Speakers
  • Sam Lucido - CAD Services Manager and Civil Designer, Haley & Aldrich, Inc.

    I am a CAD Services Manager and Civil Designer with Haley & Aldrich, Inc. I have 25+ years of experience in computer-aided design and drafting, CAD standards, Customization, and Training Programs using Autodesk software. I present workshops on CAD productivity to managers and users while providing support on architectural, civil, mechanical, and structural design projects. I have authored 10 articles in AUGIWorld Magazine and have been a top rated speaker at Autodesk University for the past 5 years. I am the owner and operator of, and Expert Elite Member, and professionally certified in Autodesk AutoCAD.

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