USING 2D DESIGN CAD @ NPBHS. WORKSHEET 1 Create your own A3 drawing template with title block. OPENING 2D DESIGN ON NPBHS WINDOWS NETWORK. OPEN PROGRAM. A3 PAGE SIZE. Starting a 10mm perimeter border. Check O.K or press return. Select rectangle shape tool. 10 mm
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Create your own A3 drawing template with title block.
Check O.K or press return
Select rectangle shape tool
X & Y absolute settings
Finish size of border at these absolute settings
A3 page = 420mm297mm
Now has a border 10mm set in all the way around.
Ensure that you save drawings to a location that you can retrieve/find them again next time i.e. into your network folder with an appropriate name.
We can set the line thickness to match the line weight that you would have done this as a technical drawing with instruments. With 2D design you can match all of the drawing conventions to NZ 1100 drafting stds required for NCEA
Click the layers button & select layer 2 for the text to be located on. Add a description of what is on this layer.
The default font is Arial – this already set to the technical drawing stds. Set the height to be either 5 or 3mm depending on what it is describing.
Use the select tool to highlight and drag the text into
(Click on the middle handle)
3rd Angle symbol
Click on the layers button, select layer 3 as the current layer & give it an suitable description.
3rd Angle symbol
Without changing the setting now set the Rel sizes to make a construction point 7mm from the end of the line.
Double click on the line tool, bringing up settings for length & angle – 7,90.
Select the new line
Use the attach tool on each end of the horizontal line to create the mirror line.
to an outline.
Make 2 circles attached to the
Centre lines – r5mm, r2.5mm.
Connect the ends of each line.
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