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TurboCAD 2D Multimedia Training Guide

A comprehensive, multi-media educational program for the 2D TurboCAD®  Pro-Platinum user.


2D Training Guide for TurboCAD | Professional

This training guide teaches 2D CAD skills through easy to use, step-by-step worksessions with full movie-based animation.

It’s designed for anyone wishing to learn TurboCAD in a self-paced, structured session format.

Also appropriate for students learning CAD for the first time in a classroom setting, whether at school, college, university or any educational institution.

Drawing a Roof


Also available in these formats :


The Easiest Way to Learn 2D Computer-Aided Design with TurboCAD

Learning the Basics

All you’ll ever need to know about the TurboCAD tools used to construct ALL 2-dimensional drawings, including architectural tools.  Tools discussed and demonstrated during this session include :

  • Starting and setting up a new drawing | creating and saving a drawing template.
  • The Graphical User Interface | controlling and personalizing the appearance of your interface.
  • Graphical Information | Using the various Information Palettes.
  • Drawing Aids | Using Layers, Grids and Snap Modes for precision input and drawing control.
  • Sketch Tools |  All the tools you need to create your sketch geometry including Line & Radial Geometry, Curved Lines & Curves and Constraints.
  • Object Handling | Selecting, manipulating, duplicating and  modifying sketch objects.
  • Spatial Information | Coordinate drawing input and Measurement Information.
  • Annotation | Dimensions, Leader Arrows, Tolerances, Surface Roughness, Hatching and Text input.
  • Formatted & External Objects | Includes Groups, Blocks and Libraries.  Also instructs on using Externally Referenced Objects.
  • Drawing Layout | Understanding Model & Paper Space layouts, creating & inserting variable scaled viewports & printing.
  • File Utilities | ePack, Print Queue and File Converter.
  • Drawing Utilities | Geo Location, Drawing Compare, Drawing Underlays etc.
  • Architectural Tools | Interior & Exterior Walls, Door and Window Tools, Drawing a Roof.

After learning the basic tools, now proceed to 10 self-paced Worksessions which contain all the tasks learned in the TurboCAD tools section.  Each contains a video animation showing each task from start-to-completion.

Over 100 videos are provided in the 10 sessions to demonstrate the activities being presented. Each session begins with a task worksheet with specific instructions about the session. All sessions are single session, from start to finish, which means drawings can easily be completed in the recommended timeframe.  Projects and practical sessions are also included so you can build your own projects from scratch.

What’s Included?

  • Introduction and TurboCAD Basics to put you on the fast-track for learning TurboCAD
  • 10 training sessions and over 100 task-specific videos
  • Session previews and summaries for a concise review of progress
  • Rapid Reference Index for quick location of specific topics
  • Audio Assist is provided for hearing impaired users, or for PC’s on which there is no audio equipment.

How it’s delivered:

  • A new browser based (HTML) electronic version of the workbook that’s easy to navigate, links to relevant videos, and allows you to save pages to ‘favorites’.  You can even right click to look up terms in Google Dictionary, or use Google Translate to translate phrases or entire pages into your own language.
  • Each Worksession is fully animated and contains step-by-step instructions to guide you through each session.
  • Fully indexed and cross-referenced 580 page PDF version of the workbook.
  • Also available as an online course and the TurboCAD Training & Certification program.

System Requirements

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  • Pentium IV Processor
  • Internet Browser Fire Fox or Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP 512 MB RAM, Microsoft Windows Vista®, Windows 7 & Windows 8
  • 300 MB Free Hard Drive Space, 64 MB of Swap Space
  • Super VGA (1024 x 768) display
  • High Color (16 bit) graphics card
  • DVD drive
  • TurboCAD Professional or Platinum for Windows.

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