a "mini" e-book for AutoCAD users
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about the author
Ralph Grabowski has authored and co-authored 100+ books on CAD management, ArchiCAD, AutoCAD, Generic CADD, IntelliCAD, MicroStation, TurboCAD, VDraft, Visio, HTML, and VRML. He is the editor of two e-newsletters, upFront.eZine and iCommunique .
Mr Grabowski received his B.A.Sc ('80) degree in civil engineering from the University of British Columbia. He currently works and lives in the beautiful Central Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, Canada.
You can visit his Web site at upfrontezine.com
Animations with AutoCAD is the third is our series of "mini" e-books for AutoCAD 2007 and later.
The 58-page e-book is shows you how to use AutoCAD 2007's new animation system. The e-book features:
As with all of our e-books:
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table of contents
chapter 1 — introduction to animations
Invoking Animations, Animation
Commands, Dashboard, View Menu, Walk and Fly Toolbar, Other Useful
Commands, System Variables.
chapter 2 — recording animations
AniPath — Animations Recorded,
Camera Target and Path, Motion Path Animation Dialog Box, Animation
Settings, Animation Preview Window, Save As Dialog Box, Animation
Settings Dialog Box. Tutorial: Creating Animations, Editing
the Camera, Grips Editing, Not Moving the Camera and Target, Changing
the Field of View, Shortcut Menu, Camera Properties.
chapter 3 — walking and flying
3dWalk - Walking Through Models,
Tutorial: Walking in 3D, WalkFlySettings, Related System
Variables, 3dFly - Flying Through Models.
chapter 4 — the dashboard
A Brief Dashboard Tour, 3D Navigation
Control Panel, 3dWalk and 3dFly, Perspective Viewing Mode, Lens
Length / Field of View, Toggle Camera Glyphs, Record / Playback
Animations, Animation Settings, Step Size and Steps Per Second,
Camera and Target Coordinates, Recording Interactive Walkthroughs,
Tutorial: Recording Walkthroughs, Animation Settings.
appendix a — editing with moviemaker
About MovieMaker, History of MovieMaker, Tutorial: Editing AutoCAD Videos with MovieMaker, Adding Video and Transiton Effects, Adding Titles, Text Overlays, and Credits, Adding Music and Narration, Saving the Movie.
appendix b — testing with gsb
Summary of GSB Commands, GSB Commands with Input, Tutorial: Using GSB Commands.
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