Beginning AutoCAD 2000
AutoCAD 2000, the most popular CAD draughting package in the world, has several new features that allow the user to increase their draughting skills. Beginning Autocad 2000 introduces the reader to these latest amendments after ensuring the reader understands basic 2D draughting skills. Bob McFarlane then looks at more demanding topics such as 3D modelling, customisation and AutoLISP programming. As with all Bob McFarlane's books, the reader learns by completing the worked examples and, as before, he includes additional activities to provide further draughting experience. Invaluable to any Autocad user, Beginning Autocad 2000 will also be useful to any undergraduate or postgraduate requiring Autocad draughting skills. Accessible and popular style Contains a wide variety of worked examples and graded tutorial exercises Essential reading, both for new users and for those wishing to upgrade their skills to AutoCAD 2000
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A:A3PAPER standard sheet A:WORKDRG A3DIM A3PAPER active allows the user alter array AutoCAD base point block box as Fig box respond pick centre lines centre point chamfer chapter circle centre colour command line enter created cursor dialogue box respond Dimension Style displayed endpoint erase exercise Figure fillet icon and pick insertion point isometric keyboard layer OUT current Layer Properties Manager layout left-click LINE command lines and circles linetype Manager dialogue box menu bar select Midpoint icon named folder object snap objects respond pick offset option prompt Specify pick any point pick OK pick point point and enter polar polyline prompt Select objects prompt Specify center prompt Specify second Properties Manager dialogue radius Refer to Fig respond Snap right-click prompt scale factor scroll and pick Select objects respond shape Specify first point Specify next point square Style Name text and enter text item text style toggle vertex viewport width zoom