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Autodesk University 2018

BLD226282 - AutoCAD Tips, Tricks, and Delightful Drafting Techniques

Session Description

If you want to master AutoCAD software, join Autodesk Expert Elite member Donnie “The CAD Geek” Gladfelter as he shares a plethora of power-user tips acquired from writing 6 books on AutoCAD and blogging for more than a decade. Mr. Gladfelter will take you through a powerful collection of proven productivity techniques that are certain to improve your everyday drawing life. From simple to advanced, you’re sure to discover new ways to remove tedium and boost your ability to meet project deadlines.

Additional Information
Learn how to complete common AutoCAD tasks in fewer steps
Learn how to harness recently added features to improve productivity
Learn how to capitalize on AutoCAD across platforms (desktop, web, and mobile) to improve collaboration
Learn how to use secret tips known to AutoCAD software veterans and gurus
Instructional Demo
Not Applicable
Comprehensive Design with AutoCAD
AutoCAD and General Design
Architect CAD Manager Civil Engineer Drafter Mechanical Electrical Plumbing (MEP) Engineer
Product Users
AutoCAD users young and young at heart looking to extend the power of AutoCAD and increase productivity.
Going beyond software basics
Project Execution
2D Design Architecture Building Design Building Owners CAD Management Civil Engineering Collaboration Design MEP Engineering Site Design and Analysis
AIA Approved
1 hour
Session Speakers
  • Donnie Gladfelter - Technical Product & Online Manager, CADD Microsystems

    Donnie Gladfelter is a highly visible and respected thought leader in the CAD community. Named one of Autodesk's Top 35 Young Designers Under 35, he is well known for The CAD Geek Blog (, six Autodesk Official Press books, and dozens of Autodesk University classes since 2007. A popular speaker at Autodesk University and other industry events, Donnie has presented to audiences of 60,000+ people, and provided training to thousands on Autodesk design technology. As an Eagle Scout, he helps design teams be prepared for whatever their projects throw at them as a technical product and online manager at CADD Microsystems (an Autodesk Platinum Partner), and as a former member of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) board of directors.

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