2D Drafting - 01 Getting Started

Get started with BricsCAD and get familiar with the CAD interface and basic functionalities.


After completing this module you will be able to:

1/ Identify key elements of the User Interface.

2/ Work with drawing files.

  • Describe the methods available to open drawing files in BricsCAD.
  • Explain how to create a new drawing file using a template file.
  • Save a drawing file with a new name.
  • Add shortcuts to the Places list.
  • Explain how to use tabs to work with multiple files.
  • Describe the importance of and how to set up autosave and backup settings.

3/ Use different tools to view your drawings.

  • Identify what zooming tools are used for.
  • Illustrate the various ways for accessing the Zoom tools including the Navigation bar, the right-click menu, and the command line.
  • Describe how to use Real-Time Zoom and other Zoom options such as Window, Extents, and Previous.
  • Change the view without changing the magnification of the view using the Pan command.
  • View the contents of the drawing window from any direction using the LookFrom control.

Course Curriculum

  0/ Introduction
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  1/ Explore the Interface
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  4/ Review the Lesson
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