An ideal beginner's text, this book describes only the most essential features of AutoCAD. Specialised applications or advanced features that would only serve to overwhelm the novice are avoided. Assuming no background knowledge of CAD systems, the author works through the basic functions logically and presents simple exercises for the learner to follow.
The reader is ecouraged to 'learn by doing' through a series of graded exercises
Can be used with keyboard, mouse or puck
Ideal for short courses, or as a first book for AutoCAD learners from a wide range of disciplines
AutoCADs external commands
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