AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004: No Experience Required

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 14, 2006 - Computers - 704 pages
AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004: No Experience Required is your step-by-step introduction to the latest versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, the industry-leading design and drafting programs used by architects, engineers, drafters, and design teams worldwide. Inside this perfectly-paced guide are the clear-cut explanations and practical, step-by-step tutorials that you need to create, develop, and complete even the most elaborate AutoCAD projects.
  • Gain the Imperative AutoCAD Skills
  • Finding your way around AutoCAD and LT
  • Understanding basic commands
  • Applying AutoCAD's coordinate systems
  • Setting up a drawing
  • Mastering drawing strategies
  • Employing Polar and Object Snap Tracking
  • Setting up layers, colors, and linetypes
  • Using blocks and Wblocks
  • Dragging AutoCAD objects from one drawing to another
  • Generating elevations and orthographic views
  • Working with hatches and fills
  • Controlling text in a drawing
  • Managing external references
  • Setting up layouts and printing an AutoCAD drawing
  • Using AutoCAD's tool palettes
  • Creating and rendering a 3D model
  • Setting up attributes
 

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About the author (2006)

David Frey has been working in the fields of architecture and construction for more than 20 years and has taught AutoCAD to architects, engineers, teachers, and students for 10 years. David is the author of three previous best-selling editions of AutoCAD: No Experience Required.

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