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QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in two dimensions (2d). It is a simple 2D CAD system for everyone. Using QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schemas and diagrams. QCAD works on Windows, Mac OS X and many Linux and Unix Systems. The source code of the QCAD community edition is released under the GPL (Open Source).

Basic Level

  1. Introduction to QCAD
    • Menu Items and Toolbar
    • Drawing Objects
    • Snapping Tools
    • Using Layers
  2. Drawing Methods in QCAD
    • Cartesian Coordinate System
    • Using Command line to Draw Objects
    • Drawing Methods
  3. Using Modification Tools    
    • Trim
    • Copy
    • Move
    • Rotate
  4. Modification Tools to Stretch and Mirror in QCAD    
    • Stretch
    • Mirror
  5. Modification Tools to Scale and Rotate in QCAD    
    • Scale
    • Rotate Two
  6. Drawing plan for a Simple machine drawing - using Modification Commands and Snap Tools    

Intermediate Level

  1. Generate two views from basic plan    
  2. Creating and using Blocks    
  3. Draw Sections and Show Hatching    
  4. Types of lines, conventions, standards    

Advanced Level

  1. Generating Elevations from Plans – using Layers    
  2. Dimensioning, Lettering and Printing a Drawing    
  3. Adding an Image and using Additional Libraries in a Drawing    

Contributors and Content Editors

Minal, PoojaMoolya, Pratik kamble