Course info
May 1, 2017
47m 36s

Autodesk releases its new version of AutoCAD every year with new updates, enhancements, and bug fixes. Some outdated technologies and tools have been dropped, and many new features have been added. In this course, AutoCAD 2018 Updates, you'll develop an understanding of all the latest features and updates in the 2018 version of AutoCAD. First, you'll learn about the updated changes made to the user interface and file format. Next, you'll explore changes to documentation and Xref tool. This version of AutoCAD is specially focused on Xref and PDF text import enhancements. Finally, you'll dive into enhancements of Autodesk, which has improved 2D and 3D graphics performance, and display performance with high resolution monitor. Online tools like share design view, AutoCAD 360 Pro, and Bing maps have also been updated. By the end of this course, you'll develop an understanding and become familiar with the latest features of AutoCAD 2018 software. Software required: AutoCAD 2018

About the author
About the author

Jaiprakash is CAD Corporate trainer and designer currently working with the engineering design consulting company Ramboll. He is an Autodesk AutoCAD certified professional, Autodesk expert elite and Mechanical Engineer. He has written articles related to AutoCAD for many CAD blogs and websites and he occasionally writes for AUGI world magazine as well.

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Hi everyone, my name is Jaiprakash, welcome to my course "AutoCAD 2018 updates". I am a senior CAD analyst in an engineering design consulting company and I also write CAD related articles for various magazines and online publications.

Autodesk releases new versions of its flagship product AutoCAD every year and each year it brings new features and exciting updates.

This course is all about updates and new features in the Autodesk AutoCAD 2018 version. This course is for users who are familiar with the basics of AutoCAD software.

Some of the updates covered in this course include:

  1. Changes in User interface and CAD file format
  2. Changes in Text and PDF import tools
  3. Documentation and X-ref related changes
  4. 4k and higher resolution monitor support
  5. Performance and graphics enhancements
  6. Updates in online tools
By the end of this course, you will have a good understanding of new features, improvemetnts and changes in the AutoCAD 2018 software.

I hope you will join me on this journey to learn about new features and updates of AutoCAD with the AutoCAD 2018 updates course, at Pluralsight.