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    Hi all,

    Does any one know about AutoCAD, so far i just started on the tutorials, I was wondering if any of you guys can help out !

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    I used to work as a CAD technician for an engineering firm so I've experience using it. That was a few years back though, so I've probably forgotten most of what I once knew

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Murray View Post
    I used to work as a CAD technician for an engineering firm so I've experience using it. That was a few years back though, so I've probably forgotten most of what I once knew
    No its ok, can you tell me from experience like what kind of work you get mostly that requires this? Do you get jobs being a freelancer?

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    The work it's required for generally is line-drawings, often that need to be drawn to a specific scale. I used to use it to draw road and rail alignments, cross-sections of road (showing the construction, different layers, etc, then plot (same as printing) those at a scale specified by the engineer I was working with.

    I don't do it freelance, but know a guy who does. He tends to use it for designing building developments, the drawings for which tend to be submitted to councils for planning permission and stuff like that.

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    hey thanks a lot, very helpful :D If i need any help in the future can I contact u through the forums?

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    Sure, I'm a bit rusty with AutoCAD specifics but I'll do my best

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