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Perris Calderon

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anyone use this program?

just got it...there's a friggin college course to teach you how to use it, I might have to take it.

any quick tricks?
 

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What do you want to know, I've got around 3,000 hours professional use of it under my belt.
 

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right now just learn some basics, build a house with fence and railing, so I need top and side views

later on I'd like to make some aero dynamic suggestions in car design

something like that

btw

If you want to start a project with me, I'll pm to you some novel aero dynamic concepts and we can put to gether a treatment for submission to the auto industry

no kidding...some concepts that are valid but haven't been considered in auto design

let me know
 

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My first real job was in the drawing office of a metalwork company drawing up things like balustrade, balconies, staircases etc.
The other thing is - can you actually draw. Not being funny, but do you know the basics of elevations, plans, offsets etc. That's where I always fell over (I only worked in there for a year).
Also, are you a keyboard shortcut or an icon man? I can give you a basic list of useful keyboard shortcuts if you intend to go that route (my preferred way - you can then use both hands and you can use any machine without having to hunt down icons).
 

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My first real job was in the drawing office of a metalwork company drawing up things like balustrade, balconies, staircases etc.
The other thing is - can you actually draw. Not being funny, but do you know the basics of elevations, plans, offsets etc. That's where I always fell over (I only worked in there for a year).
Also, are you a keyboard shortcut or an icon man? I can give you a basic list of useful keyboard shortcuts if you intend to go that route (my preferred way - you can then use both hands and you can use any machine without having to hunt down icons).
keyboard man

no, I have very little mechanical drawing experience
 

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I am a Mechanical Engineer so I work with floor plans, not really auto design.

The keyboard shortcut I use the most for drawing is specifying line lengths and angle. If you you want to draw a 2.5 foot 40° line, then you use the line tool, click where you want to start it and enter in

@2'6"<40

That should get you started.

Drawing up a house with elevations is not a small task.

Actually I don't agree with the idea of being able to draw. I can't draw anything on paper, but I can make some pretty good detailed drawings with AutoCAD.
 

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I am a Mechanical Engineer so I work with floor plans, not really auto design.

The keyboard shortcut I use the most for drawing is specifying line lengths and angle. If you you want to draw a 2.5 foot 40° line, then you use the line tool, click where you want to start it and enter in

@2'6"<40

That should get you started.

Drawing up a house with elevations is not a small task.

Actually I don't agree with the idea of being able to draw. I can't draw anything on paper, but I can make some pretty good detailed drawings with AutoCAD.
that's very nice, I can probably do the whole house with that

and I think he meant was I learned in mechanical drawing artistic skills
 

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