Arch52a - Standards, Commands

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08192010 Autocad Standards, Commands, Arm Placement


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  • 1. 
    What is Autocad's main function/purpose in an office setting?
    • A. 

      To create 2-dimensional vector drawings, using lines, lineweights, and layers to develop non integrated Construction Document Set.

    • B. 

      To create an integrated Construction Document set that connects all sheets together on a BIM 3-dimensional interface.

  • 2. 
    What server/drive letter are all your files to be saved into?
    • A. 

      S:

    • B. 

      C:

  • 3. 
    Which system works best in order to create a streamlines and efficient way of working in Autocad and its interface?
    • A. 

      Point and click system (locating icons on screen and clicking on them with mouse)

    • B. 

      Memorization, repetition, shortcut, muscle memory, use of spacebar as enter button, except for text commands

  • 4. 
    What is the username and password to login the computer?
    • A. 

      ARCH52A-DAY / pwd76642

    • B. 

      ARCH52ADAY / PWD76642

  • 5. 
    What is the acad.pgp file used for?
    • A. 

      It is a file used to create layering standards, its linetypes, and its lineweights used as colors 1-7, and its greyscale tones of 250-255.

    • B. 

      It contains all the key commands and its shortcuts. It is also a file that could be changed if a command's shortcut needs to be altered, i.e. changing the shortcut command of MOVE from V to M.

  • 6. 
    What is the difference between a LINE and a PLINE?
    • A. 

      A PLINE is a continuous line that can create any shape you like. If you click the object once it is drawn, it will highlight as one object. A LINE is a series of segmented lines and when highlighted, will it only select one segment.

    • B. 

      A LINE is a continuous line that can create any shape you like. If you click the object once it is drawn, it will highlight as one object. A PLINE is a series of segmented lines and when highlighted, will it only select one segment.

  • 7. 
    How many grip points does a line segment have once it is drawn in Autocad?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

  • 8. 
    What is the proper way to place your arm and hands on the keyboard?
    • A. 

      Left Hand: always on keyboard, bottom of palm placed on counter, thumb placed on spacebar, type with finger(s) / Right Hand: always on mouse

    • B. 

      Left Hand: pointer finger on Enter button, type with three fingers, thumb on spacebar, palm held up in the air / Right Hand: always on mouse

  • 9. 
    A command is...
    • A. 

      An icon the screen

    • B. 

      A word and its shortcut, i.e. LINE and L

  • 10. 
    What is the command EDGEMODE used for?
    • A. 

      It is used to create a pointed corner using two lines by clicking on the sides of the line closest to its connection path.

    • B. 

      It is used to extend a (1)line towards another (2)line even though the the (2)line is not directly in its immediate obstacle path.

  • 11. 
    List as many commands and its corresponding shortcut.