Beginning AutoCAD 2010 Exercise Workbook

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Industrial Press Inc., 2009 - Computers - 548 pages

This book is no longer available. It replaced ISBN 978-0-8311-0208-1.

AutoCAD 2010 30-Day Trial Version included on the enclosed CD.

This is the right book for you if...you're new to AutoCAD or want to brush up on the basics, you're looking for a clear, no nonsense, easy-to-follow text, or you want to learn AutoCAD quickly and easily.

Totally updated for AutoCAD 2010 and 2010 LT including Parametric Drawing, Geometric Constraints, Dimensional Constraints, Application Menu, Initial Setup, and Realtime Search for commands; this workbook includes 30 lessons with step by step instructions followed by exercised designed for practicing the commands learned within the lesson. Providing only what you need without all of the jargon, it is ideal for classroom instruction or as a self-study tutorial.

  • 2010 software includes improved Ribbon tabs and panels, Browse for documents, Quick Access toolbar customizing, Hatch boundaries features.
  • AutoCAD 2010 30-Day Trial Version included on the enclosed CD.
  • Ideal for classroom instruction or as a self-study tutorial.
  • Provides only what you need without all of the jargon.
  • Includes 30 lessons with step by step instructions followed by exercises designed for practicing the commands learned within the lesson.
  • Each lesson starts very simple and progresses to more complex.
  • The approach taken is to familiarize users with the drawing commands first, and then teach users to create their own setup drawings.
  • Each lesson is explained clearly and in a non-intimidating manner.
  • All exercises print easily on your 8-1/2 X 11 printer.
 

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Contents

Create a Template
2-2
Saving a drawing file 216
2-16
Object snap
4-4
Lesson 5
5-1
Lesson 6
6-1
Lesson 7
7-1
Lesson 8
8-1
Coordinate input
9-2
Center mark 187
18-7
Aligned dimensioning 196
19-6
Editing multiple dimensions 204
20-4
Lesson 22
22-1
Lesson 24
24-1
How to select a text style 254
25-4
Model and Layout options 262
26-3
Using the Layout 2616
26-16

Lesson 3
9-3
Lesson 10
10-2
Circle
10-3
Grid Increment Snap
11-10
Polar Tracking 118
11-11
Exercises 129
12-12
Exercises 812
13-8
Hatch 152
15-1
Exercises 1512
15-15
Ignoring Hatch Objects 1616
16-16
Quick dimensioning 202
16-20
Jog a dimension 1710
17-10
Exercises 199
26-19
Exercises 259
26-25
Lesson
27-2
Exercises 2710
27-27
Exercise 2810
28-11
Redefining a block 298
29-8
Lesson 14
29-14
Lesson 30
30-1
Scale 142
30-14
Controlling the display of Geometric Constraint icons 3015
30-15
Dimensional Constraints 3016
30-30
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About the author (2009)

Cheryl Shrock is a retired Professor and Chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast College in California. She developed the world-reknowned AutoCAD® Exercise Workbooks for classroom and self-study use as a result of both her teaching skills and extensive industry experience. An acclaimed AutoCAD expert, she is an Autodesk® registered author.

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