AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 Essentials
Learn the Essentials on Autodesk's powerhouse architectural software
The new Essentials series from Sybex helps you quickly learn and use Autodesk software. This beautiful, task-based, full-color Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. Readers learn how to draw in 2D, shape complex curves, manage objects with layers, organize with blocks and groups, add dimensions and annotation, work with layouts, plot and print, model in 3D, create realistic renderings, and much more.
This four-color Essentials book features real-world tutorials, downloadable before-and-after exercise files, and additional suggested exercises. This book is recommended as a Certification Preparation study guide resource for the AutoCAD Associate and Professional exams.
If you want to learn AutoCAD essentials, AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 Essentials is the place to start.
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Chapter 1 Getting Started
Chapter 2 Basic Drawing Skills
Chapter 3 Using Drawing Aids
Chapter 4 Editing Entities
Chapter 5 Shaping Curves
Chapter 6 Controlling Object Visibility and Appearance
Chapter 7 Organizing Objects
Chapter 8 Hatching and Gradients
Chapter 12 Keeping In Control with Constraints
Chapter 13 Working with Layouts and Annotative Objects
Chapter 14 Printing and Plotting
Chapter 15 Storing Presenting and Extracting Data
Chapter 16 Navigating 3D Models
Chapter 17 Modeling in 3D
Chapter 18 Presenting Your Design
Appendix AutoCAD Certification