Introducing AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009
Quickly Master AutoCAD 2009 Essentials
The new edition of this hands-on guide helps users of all skill levels learn the basics of AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT(R) 2009 easily and efficiently. Bestselling AutoCAD author and expert George Omura offers clear explanations, a task-based approach, and pages of real-world examples and exercises to make this thorough book more valuable and useful than ever. Whether you're new to AutoCAD or just looking for a quick refresher, you'll find the fast, focused introduction to AutoCAD you need to get quickly up to speed.
Explore the all-new interface in AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009
Navigate the new Ribbon panel to access the tools you need
Master the basics of drawing and editing with precision
Add and edit notes and dimensions
Learn the fundamentals of 2D drawings and 3D models
Understand layers, blocks, groups, and external references
Find areas and distances quickly
Easily extract hidden data
George Omura is the all-time bestselling AutoCAD author and was cited as the favorite CAD author by members of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) in "AUGIWorld" magazine's "Best of Everything CAD" issue.