Introducing AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009

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Wiley, Jul 28, 2008 - Computers - 413 pages
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® 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.

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About the author (2008)

George Omura is a licensed architect, Autodesk Authorized Author, and CAD specialist with more than 20 years of experience in AutoCAD and over 30 years of experience in architecture. He has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems to the San Francisco Library project. George has written numerous other AutoCAD books for Sybex, including Introducing AutoCAD 2008, Mastering AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008, and Just Enough AutoCAD 2007.

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