Looking for a function list for AutoCAD

Looking for a function list for AutoCAD

Postby JJ Salwan » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:30 am

I am looking for a complete AutoCAD function list that can serve as a handy reference. Or may be important commands that can serve as a quick guide. How would I remember all the functions anyway?
JJ Salwan
 

Re: Looking for a function list for AutoCAD

Postby sanders » Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:32 pm

JJ Salwan wrote:I am looking for a complete AutoCAD function list that can serve as a handy reference. Or may be important commands that can serve as a quick guide. How would I remember all the functions anyway?


There are too many to list, but I found this partial list from a book...I don't this this is going to be of much help without explanations, but here it is any way: It will take forever to learn it all...

Search Dialog Box...........................................................................54
ADCNAVIGATE......................................................................................57
ALIGN.....................................................................................................57
AMECONVERT.......................................................................................59
APERTURE..............................................................................................60
APPLOAD...............................................................................................61
Load/Unload Applications Dialog Box..........................................61
Startup Suite Dialog Box.................................................................63
ARC.........................................................................................................64
ARCHIVE................................................................................................69
Archive a Sheet Set Dialog Box......................................................69
Modify Archive Setup Dialog Box..................................................73
Archive - Set Password Dialog Box.................................................76
ARCHIVE Command Line..............................................................76
AREA.......................................................................................................77
ARRAY....................................................................................................80
Array Dialog Box............................................................................80
ARRAY Command Line..................................................................86
ARX........................................................................................................88
ASSIST.....................................................................................................89
Info Palette Shortcut Menu............................................................90
ASSISTCLOSE..........................................................................................90
ATTACHURL..........................................................................................91
ATTDEF...................................................................................................91
Attribute Definition Dialog Box.....................................................91
ATTDEF Command Line................................................................94
ATTDISP.................................................................................................96
ATTEDIT.................................................................................................97
Edit Attributes Dialog Box..............................................................98
ATTEDIT Command Line...............................................................99
ATTEXT................................................................................................104
Attribute Extraction Dialog Box...................................................105
ATTEXT Command Line..............................................................106
ATTREDEF............................................................................................107
ATTSYNC..............................................................................................107
AUDIT...................................................................................................108
Chapter 4 BACKGROUND............................................................109
Background Dialog Box........................................................................109
Adjust Background Bitmap Placement Dialog Box..............................112
BACTION..............................................................................................113
BACTIONSET........................................................................................120
BACTIONTOOL....................................................................................121
BASE.....................................................................................................127
BASSOCIATE.........................................................................................128
BATTMAN............................................................................................128

Block Attribute Manager..............................................................128
Edit Attribute Dialog Box.............................................................130
Settings Dialog Box......................................................................133
BATTORDER.........................................................................................134
Attribute Order Dialog Box..........................................................134
BAUTHORPALETTE..............................................................................135
BAUTHORPALETTECLOSE...................................................................136
BCLOSE................................................................................................136
BCYCLEORDER....................................................................................136
Insertion Cycling Order Dialog Box.............................................137
BEDIT...................................................................................................137
Edit Block Definition Dialog Box.................................................138
Block Editor..................................................................................139
BEDIT Command Line.................................................................149
BGRIPSET.............................................................................................150
BHATCH...............................................................................................150
BLIPMODE...........................................................................................150
BLOCK..................................................................................................151
Block Definition Dialog Box........................................................151
BLOCK Command Line................................................................154
BLOCKICON........................................................................................156
BLOOKUPTABLE..................................................................................156
Property Lookup Table Dialog Box..............................................157
Add Parameter Properties Dialog Box..........................................158
BMPOUT...............................................................................................159
BOUNDARY..........................................................................................160
Boundary Creation Dialog Box....................................................160
BOUNDARY Command Line.......................................................161
BOX......................................................................................................162
BPARAMETER.......................................................................................165
BREAK...................................................................................................179
BROWSER.............................................................................................181
BSAVE...................................................................................................181
BSAVEAS...............................................................................................182
Save Block As Dialog Box.............................................................182
BVHIDE................................................................................................183
BVSHOW..............................................................................................183
BVSTATE...............................................................................................184
Visibility States Dialog Box..........................................................184
..........................................................................................................?
BVSTATE Command Line............................................................186
Chapter 5 CAL...............................................................................189
Understand Syntax of Expressions......................................................189
Format Feet and Inches........................................................................190
Format Angles......................................................................................191



CAD Standards Settings Dialog Box...........................................1147
STATS..................................................................................................1148
Statistics Dialog Box...................................................................1148
STATUS...............................................................................................1150
STLOUT..............................................................................................1152
STRETCH............................................................................................1153
STYLE..................................................................................................1154
Text Style Dialog Box.................................................................1154
STYLE Command Line...............................................................1158
STYLESMANAGER..............................................................................1159
Add-a-Plot-Style-Table Wizard...................................................1159
Plot Style Table Editor................................................................1160
General Tab (Plot Style Table Editor).................................1161
Table View and Form View Tabs (Plot Style Table
Editor)..............................................................................1162
Edit Lineweights Dialog Box......................................................1166
SUBTRACT..........................................................................................1167
SYSWINDOWS...................................................................................1168
Chapter 21 TABLE.........................................................................1171
Insert Table Dialog Box......................................................................1171
TABLE Command Line.......................................................................1173
TABLEDIT...........................................................................................1175
TABLEEXPORT...................................................................................1175
TABLESTYLE.......................................................................................1175
Table Style Dialog Box................................................................1176
Create New Table Style Dialog Box............................................1177
New and Modify Table Style Dialog Boxes................................1177
TABLET...............................................................................................1181
TABSURF.............................................................................................1185
TASKBAR............................................................................................1187
TEXT...................................................................................................1187
Text Shortcut Menu...................................................................1193
Special Unicode Characters........................................................1193
Control Codes and Special Characters.......................................1194
TEXT and the TEXTEVAL System Variable................................1195
TEXTSCR............................................................................................1195
TEXTTOFRONT..................................................................................1196
TIFOUT...............................................................................................1196
TIME...................................................................................................1197
TINSERT..............................................................................................1198
Insert a Block in a Table Cell Dialog Box...................................1198
TOLERANCE.......................................................................................1199
Geometric Tolerance Dialog Box...............................................1199
Symbol Dialog Box.....................................................................1202
Material Condition Dialog Box..................................................1204
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sanders
 

Re: Looking for a function list for AutoCAD

Postby shanti S » Thu Nov 27, 2014 12:49 am

Some useful terms:

Absolute coordinates: Distance measured from a fixed reference point.

Aperture: Effective diameter of the cursor on the screen.
Cartesian coordinates: A rectangular system of measurement to locate points in the drawing area.

Construction line: A line used as a guide to create a framework for the drawing elements.

Isometric: A view of an object tilted at 30 angle on both sides.

Multi-line: A unified drawing element made up of a number of parallel lines that can be drawn just by indicating a starting point and end point.

Object snaps: A method for indicating point locations using existing drawing objects as a reference.

Origin point: The 0,0 location of the coordinate system.

Pattern: A graphical design that can be filled in a specified drawing area.

Polar coordinates: A system to locate the points using an angle and distance.

Polyline: A unified drawing element containing many drawing elements such as lines and arcs.

Prototype drawing: A template drawing that has a number of preset defaults.

Relative coordinates: Distances measured from the last point entered.

Spline: A continuous curved line.

User-defined coordinate system A mode of measurement that allows the user to set up a customized coordinate system.
shanti S
 


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