Beginning AutoCAD 2002

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Routledge, Aug 6, 2012 - Computers - 387 pages
New features in AutoCAD 2002 are covered in this book, making it a useful refresher course for anyone using AutoCAD at this level, and upgrading to the new software release. The material in the book is also relevant to anyone using other recent releases, including, AutoCAD 2000.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Whats new in AutoCAD 2002
1
Chapter 2 System requirements and installation
3
Chapter 3 Using the book
5
Chapter 4 AutoCAD 2002 graphics screen
6
Chapter 5 Drawing erasing and the selection set
19
Chapter 6 The 2D drawing aids
30
Chapter 7 Saving and opening drawings
35
Chapter 8 Standard sheet 1
42
Chapter 27 Polylines and splines
180
Chapter 28 Modifying polylines and splines
189
Chapter 29 Divide measure and break
196
Chapter 30 Lengthen align and stretch
199
Chapter 31 Obtaining information from a drawing
205
Chapter 32 Text fonts and styles
211
Chapter 33 Multiline text
218
Chapter 34 The ARRAY command
226

Chapter 9 Line creation and coordinate input
44
Chapter 10 Circle creation
52
Chapter 11 Object snap
56
Chapter 12 Arc donut and ellipse creation
66
Chapter 13 Layers and standard sheet 2
71
Chapter 14 User exercise 1
85
Chapter 15 Fillet and chamfer
87
Chapter 16 Offset extend trim and change commands
92
Chapter 17 User exercise 2
102
Chapter 18 Text
104
Chapter 19 Dimensioning
111
Chapter 20 Dimension styles 1
118
Chapter 21 Modifying objects
129
Chapter 22 Grips
141
Chapter 23 Drawing assistance
148
Chapter 24 Viewing a drawing
154
Chapter 25 Hatching
160
Chapter 26 Point polygon and solid
175
Chapter 35 Changing properties
234
Chapter 36 User exercise 3
243
Chapter 37 Dimension styles 2
245
Chapter 38 Drawing with different sizes
258
Chapter 39 Multilines complex lines and groups
264
Chapter 40 Blocks
272
Chapter 41 WBLOCKS
286
Chapter 42 Attributes
294
Chapter 43 External references
301
Chapter 44 Isometric drawings
305
Chapter 45 Model space and paper space
310
Chapter 46 Templates and standards
323
Chapter 47 The AutoCAD Design Center
336
Chapter 48 The TODAY window
347
Chapter 49 Electronic AutoCAD
354
Activities
366
Index
385
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Bob McFarlane MSc BSc ARCST CEng FIED RCADDes MIMechE MBCS FRSA

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