Using AutoCAD 2000

Using AutoCAD 2000

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Clear explanations, short tutorials and drawing this book perfect for beginning users. All components of AutoCAD software, fully updated to AutoCAD 2000, are addressed in a logical, easy-to-understand order. The tutorial approach makes this an ideal choice for self-paced learning and independent study. Icons highlight notes and new AutoCAD 2000 features. An Online Companion provides access to the Autodesk Press web site for job resources, professional organizations, updates and more. Keywords: AutoCAD 2000show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1184 pages
  • 189.2 x 233.2 x 43.7mm | 1,723.67g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766812367
  • 9780766812369

Table of contents

Introduction: Part 1: Introduction to AutoCAD. Chapter 1-A Quick Start in AutoCAD. Chapter 2-The Components of a CAD System (combines Why CAD? chapter). Chapter 3-Your Computer and Operating System. Chapter 4-General AutoCAD Principles. Part 2: Starting With AutoCAD. Chapter 5-Getting In and Around AutoCAD. Chapter 6-Setting Up a New Drawing. Chapter 7-Creating the Drawing. Chapter 8-Editing the Drawing. Chapter 9-Plotting Your Work. Chapter 10-Applying Text, Fonts, and Styles. Chapter 11-Working with Layers. Chapter 12-Introduction to Dimensioning. Chapter 13-Setting Dimension Styles and Variables. Chapter 14-Applying Dimensioning Practices. Chapter 15-Constructing Multiview Drawings. Chapter 16-Constructing Sectional and Patterned Drawings. Part 3: Intermediate AutoCAD Operations. Chapter 17-Using Inquiry and Utility Commands. Chapter 18-Learning Intermediate Draw Commands. Chapter 19-Applying Intermediate Edit Commands. Chapter 20-Working with Intermediate Operations Chapter 21-Constructing Isometric Drawings. Part 4: Advanced AutoCAD Designs. Chapter 22-Understanding Advanced Operations. Chapter 23-Working with Viewports and Paper Space. Chapter 24-Applying Attributes. Chapter 25-Attaching External Drawings. Chapter 26-Inserting Clipboard and OLE Objects. Chapter 27-Hyperlinking Drawings. Chapter 28-AutoCAD on the Internet. Part 5: Three-Dimensional Drafting. Chapter 29-Introduction to AutoCAD 3D. Chapter 30-Viewing 3D Drawings. Chapter 31-The User Coordinate System Chapter 32-Drawing in 3D Chapter 33-Constructing Solid Primitives (includes Intro to Solids). Chapter 34-Creating Custom Solids. Chapter 35-Modifying Solid Objects. Chapter 36-Creating a Composite Solid Model Chapter 37-Making a Realistic Rendering. Part 6: Customizing AutoCAD. Chapter 38-Tailoring AutoCAD. Chapter 39-Customizing Menus and Icons. Chapter 40-Writing Toolbar Macros Chapter 41-Introduction to AutoLISP. Chapter 42-Programming in AutoLISP. Appendices. A-Professional CAD Techniques. B-AutoCAD Command Summary. C-AutoCAD System Variables D-ACAD Template Drawing Settings. E-Hatch Patterns F-AutoCAD Linetypes and Lineweights G-Tables H-Glossary. Indexshow more