Using "AutoCAD" 2002

Using "AutoCAD" 2002

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This book is designed to lead the novice through the basics of AutoCAD(r) to more advanced features such as customizing, 3D, and AutoLISP. Step-by-step tutorials are provided to lead users through all the commands and make learning AutoCAD a snap. Additional reinforcement for beginning users and self-paced learners is supplied in the drawing exercises on the accompanying CD-ROM. All the components of AutoCAD 2002 are addressed in a logical, easy-to-understand order. New features such as enhanced associative dimensioning, updated DWF fomat, CAD Standards toolset, I-drop (insert trademark) technology, and Layer Translator, are also covered so learners can grasp the speed of AutoCAD 2002 and improve their design capabilities!
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 544 pages
  • 188 x 228 x 42mm | 1,660.17g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766838501
  • 9780766838505

Table of contents

A Quick Start in AutoCAD. Hardware of an AutoCAD System. The Windows Operating System. General AutoCAD Principles. Getting in and Around AutoCAD. Setting Up a New Drawing. Creating the Drawing. Editing the Drawing. Plotting your Work. Applying Text, Fonts, and Styles. Working with Layers. Introduction to Dimensioning. Setting Dimension Styles and Variables. Applying Dimensioning Practices. Constructing Multiview Drawings. Constructing Sectional and Patterned Drawings. Using Inquiry Commands. Learning Intermediate Draw Commands. Applying Intermediate Edit Commands. Working with Intermediate Operations. Constructing Isometric Drawings. Understanding Advanced Operations. Working with Viewports and Layouts. Attributes. Attaching External Referenced Drawings. Exploring the AutoCAD DesignCenter. Inserting Clipboard and OLE Objects. CAD-Related Web Sites. AutoCAD on the Internet. Introduction to AutoCAD 3D. Viewing 3D Drawings. The User Coordinate System. Drawing in 3D. Constructing Solid Primitives. Creating Custom Solids. Modifying Solid Objects. Creating a Composite Solid Model. Making a Realistic Rendering. Tailoring AutoCAD. Customizing the Menu. Programming Toolbar Macros.
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