AutoCAD 2007 and AutoCAD LT 2007: No Experience Required

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Wiley, 2006 - Computers - 672 pages
AutoCAD 2007 and AutoCAD LT 2007: No Experience Required is the perfect step-by-step introduction to the world's leading CAD software. Inside this clear-cut guide are concise explanations and practical tutorials that explain how to plan and develop a complete AutoCAD project. Follow the tutorials sequentially, which have been fully updated for AutoCAD 2007, or jump in at any chapter by downloading the drawing files from the Sybex Web site. Either way, you'll quickly develop a solid grounding in the essentials and learn how to use AutoCAD's productivity tools to get your work done efficiently.

The latest edition of this perennial topseller also covers AutoCAD's revamped 3D design features and includes a glossary and a supporting Web site with project files, bonus chapters, and appendices.

Gain the AutoCAD skills you need:
* Get to know the AutoCAD interface, basic commands, and how to create drawings
* Build on your skills with grouping, elevations, hatches, and using text in drawings
* Graduate to dimensioning, setting external references; and mastering layouts, plotting, and printing
* Understand the new 3D capabilities that make AutoCAD 2007 the complete design tool

Access the supporting Web site for more instruction, including:
* Project files from the book
* Bonus chapter on using the Internet with AutoCAD
* Bonus appendices on attributes and dynamic blocks

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Libraries should update guides to previous versions of AutoCAD (see Computer Media,LJ 1/06), especially given AutoCAD 2007's new and improved 3-D modeling features. (These two cover both AutoCAD 2007 ... Read full review


Getting to Know AutoCAD
Basic Commands to Get Started
Setting Up a Drawing

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About the author (2006)

David Frey has taught AutoCAD to AEC design professionals, engineers, students, and teachers for 14 years and has considerable experience in the fields of architecture and construction. He is the author of six previous bestselling editions of AutoCAD: No Experience Required. David holds a Master's degree in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

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