AutoCADŽ 2010 Essentials, Comprehensive Edition

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Dec 2, 2009 - Computers - 702 pages
Unlike many AutoCAD competitors, this book covers all of the basics of Level 1 and Level 2 AutoCAD concepts. It uses mixed units e.g., inches, meters, feet, kilometers, etc., to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the DVD to set up all the drawing lessons and projects in the text, see all of the book's figures in color, and draw with a trial version of AutoCAD 2010. This comprehensive edition includes 94 workshops, that complete small projects -from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of a real life project from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2010. Key features of new comprehensive edition: use all advanced 2D drafting commands; learn the most important advanced techniques; create Dynamic Blocks; create, Edit, Extract & Block Attributes; use External Reference for team collaboration; learn all about Sheet Sets; learn all about CAD Standards checking; utilize the more advanced layer functions; use Autodesk Design Review for Markups; use the Markup Set Manager.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD 2010
1
CHAPTER 2 DRAFTING USING AUTOCAD 2010
19
CHAPTER 3 HOW TO SET UP YOUR DRAWING
57
CHAPTER 4 A FEW GOOD CONSTRUCTION COMMANDS
85
CHAPTER 5 MODIFYING COMMANDS
113
CHAPTER 6 DEALING WITH BLOCKS
143
CHAPTER 7 HATCHING
171
CHAPTER 8 TEXT AND TABLES
197
CHAPTER 12 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
381
CHAPTER 13 PARAMETRIC CONSTRAINTS AND ADVANCED BLOCK TECHNIQUES
433
CHAPTER 14 EXTERNAL REFERENCING XREF
493
CHAPTER 15 SHEET SETS
527
CHAPTER 16 CAD STANDARDS AND ADVANCED LAYERS
569
CHAPTER 17 AUTODESK DESIGN REVIEW AND MARKUP SET MANAGER
605
HOW TO CREATE A TEMPLATE FILE
639
INQUIRY COMMANDS
645

CHAPTER 9 DIMENSIONING YOUR DRAWING
233
CHAPTER 10 PLOTTING YOUR DRAWING
289
CHAPTER 11 ADVANCED OBJECTS
335
WORKSPACE
651
INDEX
659
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