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What does Scale allow the CAD user to do ? To reduce or enlarge an object or objects
What does Zoom allow the CAD user to do ? To move into or out of a drawing to show more detail or to see the bigger picture.
What does Mirror allow the CAD user to do ? To reflect an image or drawing about an axis
What does Pan allow the CAD user to do ? To shift the location of the view point of the drawing,without zooming in or out
What does Rotate allow the CAD user to do ? Turns an image or drawing about a specified point.
What does a Library allow the CAD user to do ? To use or store commonly used parts for use in future drawings.
What does Grid Lock/Snap allow the CAD user to do ? Attaches the ends of a line to a grid or specific point.
What does Copy allow the CAD user to do ? Duplicates an object or drawing.
What does a Drum Plotter do? (Refer to the movement of the Paper and Pen.) Paper moves backwards and forwards over the drum in the X axis, the pen moves across the drum in the Y axis.
What does a Flatbed Plotter do?(Refer to the movement of the Paper and Pen.) Paper is fixed, pen moves in both X and Y axis.
What is the Scale of a Floor Plan? Describe what it shows? 1:50 To show an internal view of the house from above
What is the Scale of a Site Plan? Describe what it shows? 1:200 To show the site boundary and the outline of the new building.
What is the Scale of a Block Plan? Describe what it Shows? 1:1250 To identify the location of the site within its surroundings.
Describe Page Orientation? Landscape is a page format where the horizontal edge is longer than the vertical one. Portrait is a page format where the vertical edge is longer than the horizontal one.
Describe Rule? Line below text or between columns.
Describe Caption? Text below a graphic usually giving a description
Describe Gutter? Gap between columns of text.
Describe Reverse? White text on a black background.
Describe Header? Text at the top of a page, repeated throughout the document
Describe Margin? The area of white space at the outside of a printed page
State the term used to describe the small annotated sketches used in the initial design stage of a DTP document? Thumbnails
State the term used to describe the full size manually produced colour document that would be presented to the client prior to electronic production of a DTP document? Working Roughs
State the category that an orthographic drawing, showing dimensions and tolerances would be in? Production
What is the purpose of an orthographic drawing? To provide information (not just sizes, dimensions or tolerances) needed to manufacture an object.
State a type of promotional graphic commonly used in marketing? Poster, Flyer, Banner, Business Card etc..
State the computer hardware that allows drawings and text to be sent accurately to another computer? Modem
Name two drawing that can be drawn in 2 and 1/2 D ? Isometric and Oblique
State the computer hardware that allows existing photographs to be captured and inserted into a DTP document? Scanner
State the computer hardware that allows production of a hard copy of a word processed document? Inkjet Printer/Laser Printer
State five items of information that should be included to confirm British Standards? Name, Title of drawing, Scale, Date, Tolerances, Title, Drawing number.
What is it called when a colour gradually blends into another colour? Colour Gradient
What is an area of white to show reflected light? Highlight
Describe Tonal Scale? The gradual transition between light and dark
State two advantages that could be gained by using layering? Avoids clutter/separate parts of the drawing can be printed individually.
State the CAD feature which allows the drawing of the microchip to be saved and used in other circuit diagrams/ Library
State one advantage other than time of using this CAD feature. Standardizes parts
State one advantage other than time of using this CAD feature? reveal or conceal parts
State the CAD feature which allows the connections to be revealed or concealed? Layering
In order to manufacture the component, accurate functional tolerances will have to be applied. Explain why Parallel Dimensioning would be preferable? It would avoid the accumulation of tolerances
There are three stages in planning a DTP document prior to the production of the final electronic version. Research is the first stage. State two further stages in planning a DTP document? Thumbnails Working roughs
State the name of one other type of architectural building plan Floor Plan
A drawing contains both a centre line and a visible outline located in the same position. State, according to British Standards, which would be given priority and drawn? The visible outline would take priority
Dashed thin line? Hidden Detail
Chain thin double dashed? Fold lines
Continuous thin straight with zigzags? Limits of a partial or interrupted view.
Continuous thin? Dimension lines, hatching, projection, construction lines
State the purpose of producing a section drawing? To see more clearly what previously hidden parts would look like.
Created by: erinajwilson