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Speed Up the Learning Process with Training Materials for DesignCAD, TurboCAD® & TurboFloorPlan® 3D.

TurboCAD® Training

2D Training Guide for TurboCAD 2019 Platinum

2D Training Guide for TurboCAD 2019 Platinum

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2D Training Guide for TurboCAD 2019 Platinum
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2D Training Guide for TurboCAD 2019 Platinum BU294

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2D Training Guide for TurboCAD Platinum teaches common 2D CAD skills to TurboCAD Platinum users. Newly updated TurboCAD 2019, users learn through easy to use, step-by-step training sessions with video demonstrations. It's perfect for an individual or classroom study.

2D Training Guide for TurboCAD

This browser based (HTML) and video training guide teaches common 2D CAD skills through easy to use, step-by-step sessions.  Newly updated for TurboCAD 2019, it’s designed for anyone wishing to learn TurboCAD in a self-paced, structured session format, but is also appropriate for students learning CAD for the first time in a classroom setting, whether at school, college, university or any educational institution.

The Easiest Way to Learn 2D Computer-Aided Design with TurboCAD

All key 2D features in TurboCAD are presented in this learning system. Following basic introductory sessions are 14 learning sessions that introduce the following activities:

  • Session 1 ­­– the graphic editor, toolbars and palettes, the Design Director, select tool, entity layers, and brush pattern fill
  • Session 2 – starting a new drawing, grid display features, drawing tools and duplication methods
  • Session 3 – line and circle geometry, the edit node tool, the fillet modification tool, and using the selector shell’s stretch handles
  • Session 4 – the intersection snap mode, tangent lines, parallel lines, and orthogonal & radial dimensioning
  • Session 5 – chamfer, parallel lines, entity dimensioning, model and paper space layout, viewport scale, and viewport borders
  • Session 6 – shrink/extend line, parallel construction, object trim and radius dimensions
  • Session 7 – circle tangent to entities, chamfer with distances of zero, and angular dimensions
  • Session 8 – quadrant snap mode, using points as center marks, radial copy, open window mode and viewport scale
  • Session 9 – mirror, line tangent from arc, split, and extended ortho snap mode features
  • Session 10 – edit reference point, multilines, groups and blocks, rotated ellipse, polyline, polyline arc, and 2D intersect
  • Session 11 – center of extents snap mode, polygon, stretch, offset, inserting a block, and using the pick point hatch method
  • Session 12 – region, inserting a symbol from a library, using the edit content feature to modify a block, and floating model space
  • Session 13 – relocate the origin and instructs on the wall tool, wall split, and convert to wall features
  • Session 14 – introduces many new features and touches on 3D design in TurboCAD
TurboCAD 2D/3D Platinum Training

TurboCAD 2D/3D Platinum Training

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TurboCAD 2D/3D Platinum Training
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The 2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD Platinum teaches common 2D and 3D CAD skills necessary to efficiently operate TurboCAD Platinum for Windows. Users learn through easy, step-by-step training sessions with video demonstrations. Great for a classroom or self-study.

2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD

Newly updated for TurboCAD, these HTML and video training guides teach common 2D and 3D CAD skills through easy to use, step-by-step sessions. It’s designed for anyone wishing to learn TurboCAD Platinum for Windows in a self-paced, structured session format.  This program is also appropriate for students learning CAD for the first time in a classroom setting, whether at school, college, university or any educational institution.

The Easiest Way to Learn Computer-Aided Design with TurboCAD

All key 2D features in TurboCAD are presented in the first program. Following basic introductory sessions are 14 learning sessions. Over 220 videos are spread throughout the 14 sessions to demonstrate the activities being presented.

See session details on the 2D Training Guide Page

Once you have completed the 2D training guide, move to the 3D training guide for comprehensive solid modeling and rendering instruction. In the 3D guide, over 250 videos are spread throughout 15 sessions.

See session details on the 3D Training Guide Page

With both the 2D and 3D guide, each session begins with a task worksheet with specific instructions about the session. All sessions are single session, from start to finish, which means drawings can easily be completed in the recommended timeframe. Projects and practical sessions are also included so you can build your own projects from scratch.

2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD 2019 Professional

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2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD 2019 Professional BU553
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2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD Professional teach common 2D and 3D CAD skills necessary to efficiently operate TurboCAD Professional through easy to use, step-by-step sessions. Perfect for a classroom or self-study.

2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD 2019 Deluxe

2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD 2019 Deluxe

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2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD Deluxe teach common 2D and 3D CAD skills necessary to efficiently operate TurboCAD Deluxe through easy to use, step-by-step sessions. Perfect for a classroom or self-study.
3D Training Guide for TurboCAD 2019 Platinum

3D Training Guide for TurboCAD 2019 Platinum

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3D Training Guide for TurboCAD 2019 Platinum BU295
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3D Training Guide for TurboCAD 2019 Platinum teaches common 3D CAD skills necessary to efficiently operate TurboCAD 2019 Platinum for Windows. Users learn through easy, step-by-step training sessions with video demonstrations. It is perfect for a classroom or self-study.

3D Training Guide for TurboCAD

This browser based (HTML) and video training guide teaches common 3D CAD skills through easy to use, step-by-step sessions. It’s designed for anyone wishing to learn TurboCAD in a self-paced, structured session format, but is also appropriate for students learning CAD for the first time in a classroom setting, whether at school, college, university or any educational institution.

The Easiest Way to Learn 3D Computer-Aided Design with TurboCAD

All key 3D features in TurboCAD are presented in this learning system. Following basic introductory sessions are 15 learning sessions that introduce the following activities:

  • Session 1 – program and drawing settings for 3D design, the 3D menu panels, selector 2D/3D properties, standard / isometric views, the world and user-coordinate system, workplanes, and 3D thickness
  • Session 2 – mirror (3D objects), generic transform, multiple layout templates, fillet edges, and material properties
  • Session 3 – 3D box, rotated box, sphere, hemisphere, cylinder, polygonal prism, fillet edges, parametric updates, workplane by facet, using the mirror tool in a 3D application, basic material properties, and paper space layout
  • Session 4 – profile node edit, workplane by 3 points, simple extrude and quick pull, dimensioning on the workplane, and viewport layer control
  • Session 5 – 2D add, 2D subtract, generic transform, 3D add, 3D subtract, generic transform, 3D selection properties, and toggle 2D/3D
  • Session 6 – assembly by 3 points, assembly by edge & point, assembly by facets and tangents, assemble by axis, and shell solid
  • Session 7 – solid objects : torus, sphere, revolve, assemble by 3 points, and slice by workplane
  • Session 8 – imprint add and subtract, pressure load, extrusion draft angle, compound profile extrusion, extruding to a face, and flexible text
  • Session 9 – revolve, workplane intersection, 3D array, the thread tool, and adjusting the faceter mode
  • Session 10 – join polyline, assemble by 3 points, using the same profile to extrude bi-directionally, and updating object information using the selection info palette 
  • Session 11 – loft, branched and face2face lofting, edit current workplane, show/hide workplane intersections, and pressure load. 
  • Session 12 – section by closed polyline, facet editor, radial copy - 3D, place on workplane, offset, and create holes 
  • Session 13 – extrusion draft angle, compound profile sweep, twisted extrude, surface from solid, and assemble by edge and facet. 
  • Session 14 – using the Drafting Palette to do the following: selection by component / assembly, inserting views into the drawing, the view scale and hidden line view, projection views; sectional views, inserting sectional views, aligning sectional views, and multiple paper space layouts 
  • Session 15 – render modes, display hidden lines as dashed, displaying non-renderable objects, lights, camera properties, camera objects, camera movement, walk through, and render scene environment
TurboCAD Basic Training

TurboCAD 2019 2D3D Basic Training

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TurboCAD 2D/3D Basic Training BU552

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TurboCAD 2D/3D Basic Training covers the basics of 2D drafting and 3D design using TurboCAD®. It offers a range of exercises covering both technical and architectural designs so you can more quickly accomplish your precision design goals.
2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD Deluxe 2018

2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD 2018 Deluxe

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2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD Deluxe teach common 2D and 3D CAD skills necessary to efficiently operate TurboCAD Deluxe through easy to use, step-by-step sessions. Perfect for a classroom or self-study.
2D/3D Training Guide Bundle TurboCAD 2018 Pro Platinum

2D/3D Training Guide Bundle TurboCAD 2018 Pro Platinum

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2D/3D Training Guide Bundle TurboCAD 2018 Pro Platinum
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2D/3D Training Guide Bundle TurboCAD 2018 Pro Platinum BU562
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2D/3D Training Guides for TurboCAD is a browser based (HTML) program that teach common 2D and 3D CAD skills necessary to efficiently operate TurboCAD for Windows OS. Newly updated for TurboCAD 2018, users learn through easy, step-by-step training sessions. Perfect for a classroom or self-study.

TurboCAD Mac® Training

TurboCAD Mac Tips, Tutorials and Techniques

TurboCAD Mac Tips, Tutorials and Techniques

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TurboCAD Mac Tips, Tutorials and Techniques
TurboCAD Mac Tips, Tutorials and Techniques237

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Time Saving eBook for Beginners and Advanced Users

With over 280 fully illustrated tips, TurboCAD Mac Tips, Tutorials, and Techniques is the go to eBook for quickly answering the most frequently asked questions about TurboCAD Mac. Whether you are new to computer-aided design, or an experienced CAD user, this valuable training provides insights into the program so you can do more in less time.
TurboCAD Mac Printing Essentials

TurboCAD Mac Printing Essentials

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Learn Important Printing Techniques

TurboCAD Mac Printing Essentials is a valuable training that teaches best practices when printing a CAD file designed in TurboCAD Mac. Learn the importance of the layer function, model to sheet, drawing views, creating and saving a template, dimensioning for printing and various print operations.

TurboFloorPlan® Training

TurboFloorPlan 2018: Training & Tutorials - Mac Version - by Patricia Gamburgo

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TurboFloorPlan 2018: Training & Tutorials - Mac Version - by Patricia Gamburgo
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Order this flexible learning program written by Patricia Gamburgo, a professional architect and TurboFloorPlan expert, to go with your TurboFloorPlan Mac software. This training is appropriate for TurboFloorPlan Home and Landscape Deluxe or Pro for Mac, version 2018 owners.

Learn TurboFloorPlan from an Expert

TurboFloorPlan 2018 Training & Tutorials is a flexible learning eBook written by Patricia Gamburgo, a professional architect and TurboFloorPlan expert, designed to helps users of all levels get the most out of their TurboFloorPlan software. It is delivered in a downloadable PDF format  and contains all the necessary elements to learn and master the TurboFloorPlan program, so you can get started right away.  

Please note: This program was recently updated for the TurboFloorPlan 2018 Mac release and all references are regarding this version.. 

Complete TurboFloorPlan Training

Follow the complete training to learn and master TurboFloorPlan® programs. Each of the four sections include images, training guides, and tutorials to help you learn, understanding how the program “thinks” (Understanding the Walls, Understanding the Elevations, etc.), and to master even its most powerful tools. Sections include:

  1. Mastering the program
  2. Importing, Exporting, and Printing
  3. Power Tools
  4. Pat’s Advice

See what's new in “TurboFloorPlan®2017: Training & Tutorials”

  • For the first time, an entire new eBook exclusively for Mac users! 260 pages and more than 800 images dedicated to the latest TurboFloorPlan 2017 for Mac version.
  • NEW: New and current features examined with updated images reflecting the New User’s Interface.
  • NEW: a new feature in Pat’s eBooks: the Screen Guides. Browse through images of the most important screens of your program, then click on the desired feature and you will be directed to the exact topic in the eBook!
  • NEW: Visual guides allow the comprehension of the entire subject (Doors, Cabinets, etc.)
  • NEW: learn how to get the best results using the new Palettes and Plant Bar
  • NEW: explore how to use the 3D features to create Elevations and Renderings.
  • NEW: Discover how to work and select simultaneously in 2D and 3D using the 3D selector tool
  • NEW: get the best results of the new features such as Dormers, Roof Tools, and much more.
  • NEW: all the new libraries’ formats and organization reviewed with descriptions and images, including how to create and use the new 2D Plant Symbol Library.
  • NEW: create cross sections of your project using the new and powerful 3D Cutaway Tool.

Easily Jump to a Specific Topic

Need help right away on a specific topic? Simply click on that topic in the table of contents to quickly locate what you need. Topics and tools are linked on the screen, so, while you are consulting an item, you can easily access the additional information. You can search the information by content, by topic or by keyword. 

Learn Step by Step

The tutorials show the “How To” for specific uses. Learn how to start a project, how to insert a picture and landscape it, how to create a walk-out basement, how to slope a lot, and much more!

Visual Guides

TurboFloorPlan 2017 Training & Tutorials includes more than 800 color images (showing tables, examples, rendering results and screenshots) demonstrating TurboFloorPlan’s various tools.

Master TurboFloorPlan Power Tools

All the Power Tools included with the programs are individually explained with images, training guides, and tutorials. 

Expert Insight

The constructive elements include the necessary technical information. For example: the roof chapter includes a glossary explaining the names of the different parts of a roof as well as the name and development of 21 different types of roofs. Or, if you wish to develop a staircase, for example, you will find not only how to create it using TurboFloorPlan®, but also, how stairs are calculated in real life.

TurboFloorPlan 2019: Training & Tutorials - Windows Version - by Patricia Gamburgo

TurboFloorPlan 2019: Training & Tutorials - Windows Version - by Patricia Gamburgo

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TurboFloorPlan 2019: Training & Tutorials - Windows Version - by Patricia Gamburgo
TurboFloorPlan 2019: Training & Tutorials - Windows Version - by Patricia Gamburgo37

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Order this flexible learning program written by Patricia Gamburgo, a professional architect and TurboFloorPlan expert, to go with your TurboFloorPlan software. This training is appropriate for TurboFloorPlan Home and Landscape Deluxe and Pro version 2019 owners, and Instant Architect 2019.

Learn TurboFloorPlan from an Expert

TurboFloorPlan: Training & Tutorials is a flexible learning eBook written by Patricia Gamburgo, a professional architect and TurboFloorPlan expert, designed to helps users of all levels get the most out of their TurboFloorPlan software. It is delivered in a downloadable PDF format  and contains all the necessary elements to learn and master the TurboFloorPlan program, so you can get started right away.  

Please note: This program was recently updated for the TurboFloorPlan Windows release and all references are regarding this version.

Complete TurboFloorPlan Training

Follow the complete training to learn and master TurboFloorPlan® programs. Each of the four sections include images, training guides, and tutorials to help you learn, understanding how the program “thinks” (Understanding the Walls, Understanding the Elevations, etc.), and to master even its most powerful tools. Sections include:

  1. Mastering the program
  2. Importing, Exporting, and Printing
  3. Power Tools
  4. Pat’s Advice

See what's new in “TurboFloorPlan®: Training & Tutorials

  • A new eBook with 360 pages and more than 1000 images dedicated to the latest TurboFloorPlan for Windows version.
  • NEW: a new feature in Pat’s eBooks: the Screen Guides. Browse through images of the most important screens of your program, then click on the desired feature and you will be directed to the exact topic in the eBook!
  • NEW: learn how to get the best results using the new Material Editor.
  • NEW: explore how to add automatic Shutters to your windows.
  • NEW: all the libraries’ formats and organization reviewed with descriptions and images, including how to create and use the new Plant Symbol Library.
  • NEW: create cross sections of your project using the new and powerful 3D Cutaway Tool.
  • NEW and current features examined with updated images reflecting the updated User’s Interface and Preferences.
  • NEW: get the best results of the new features such as DoorsDormers Walls, and much more.

Easily Jump to a Specific Topic

Need help right away on a specific topic? Simply click on that topic in the table of contents to quickly locate what you need. Topics and tools are linked on the screen, so, while you are consulting an item, you can easily access the additional information. You can search the information by content, by topic or by keyword. 

Learn Step by Step

The tutorials show the “How To” for specific uses. Learn how to start a project, how to insert a picture and landscape it, how to create a walk-out basement, how to slope a lot, and much more!

Visual Guides

TurboFloorPlan Training & Tutorials includes more than 1000 color images (showing tables, examples, rendering results and screenshots) demonstrating TurboFloorPlan’s various tools.

Master TurboFloorPlan Power Tools

All the Power Tools included with the programs are individually explained with images, training guides, and tutorials. 

Expert Insight

The constructive elements include the necessary technical information. For example: the roof chapter includes a glossary explaining the names of the different parts of a roof as well as the name and development of 21 different types of roofs. Or, if you wish to develop a staircase, for example, you will find not only how to create it using TurboFloorPlan®, but also, how stairs are calculated in real life.

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