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==''Making yourself at home'', ''setting up your LibreCAD environment''==
 
==''Making yourself at home'', ''setting up your LibreCAD environment''==
  
''Modifying the visible aspects of LibreCAD''
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'''''Modifying the visible aspects of LibreCAD'''''
  
Resizing the drawing area
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'''Resizing the drawing area'''
  
Docking and undocking toolbars
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'''Docking and undocking toolbars'''
  
''Modifying your preferences for the entire application''
 
  
"Appearance" tab
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'''''Modifying your preferences for the entire application'''''
  
"Paths" tab
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'''"Appearance" tab'''
  
"Defaults" tab
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'''"Paths" tab'''
  
''Modyfying your preferences for the current drawing''
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'''"Defaults" tab'''
  
"Paper" tab
 
  
"Units" tab
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'''''Modyfying your preferences for the current drawing'''''
  
"Grid" tab
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'''"Paper" tab'''
  
"Dimensions" tab
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'''"Units" tab'''
  
"Splines" tab
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'''"Grid" tab'''
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'''"Dimensions" tab'''
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'''"Splines" tab'''
  
 
==''Creating your own Template''==
 
==''Creating your own Template''==

Revision as of 00:26, 14 May 2012

Getting started

How to get LibreCAD

LibreCAD is 'free open source' software and is available to download and install for Windows,Mac and Linux from:

librecad.org.

Starting LibreCAD

The face of LibreCAD - what do we see?

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Making yourself at home, setting up your LibreCAD environment

Modifying the visible aspects of LibreCAD

Resizing the drawing area

Docking and undocking toolbars


Modifying your preferences for the entire application

"Appearance" tab

"Paths" tab

"Defaults" tab


Modyfying your preferences for the current drawing

"Paper" tab

"Units" tab

"Grid" tab

"Dimensions" tab

"Splines" tab

Creating your own Template

How to save

Starting to draw (Creating Entities)

Exercise 1 Snapping along with Lines

Exercise 2 Adding some layers

Exercise 3 Changing things

Exercise 4 Adding details

Exercise 5 Creating and using Blocks

Exercise 6 How to print