• Reflection Questions     (Line Standards, Layers, and Basic Plotting)  

    Name: _______________________________   Date: Mon. Nov. 28th.  2011    

     

    Instructions: answer the following questions based on the chapter reading  pages 157-166.

     

       

    21. Describe the purpose of layer filters.

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    22. Name the two basic types of filters.

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    23. Which button in the Layer Properties Manager allows you to save layer settings so they

    can be restored at a later time?

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    24. In the tree view area of DesignCenter, how do you view the content categories of one of

    the listed open drawings?

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    25. How do you display all the available layers in a drawing using the DesignCenter

    preview pane?

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    26. Briefly explain how drag-and-drop works.

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    27. Define hard copy and soft copy.

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    28. Identify four ways to access the Plot dialog box.

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    29. Describe the difference between the Display and Window options in the Plot area section of the Plot dialog box.

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    30. Explain how to examine what a plot will look like before you actually print the drawing. What is the major advantage of doing a plot preview?

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     Complete Ex 5-8 and 5-9 from the student website www.g-wlearning.com\  You will need AutoCAD 2011 software to complete these exercises. Rememeber you can download a free version of the software from the student website AutoCAD education community