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AutoCAD "X" for Dummies

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AutoCAD 2009 provides all the tools you need to create presentable, usable, printable, and sharable drawings, but it’s not always easy to figure out which hammer to pick up or which nail to bang on your first try. That's where AutoCAD 2009 For Dummies comes in. It gives you the clear, easy-to-follow guidance you need to take charge of this powerful drafting and design application — first time and every time.

People like you, who want to get the hang of AutoCAD quickly and without giving yourself a headache, have made previous editions of this book bestsellers! Here’s a simple guide to creating complex technical drawings with this complicated program. Moving up from an earlier version? Look for the icons marking the cool new stuff! You’ll discover how to:

  • Get going quickly while building proper AutoCAD techniques
  • Make the program work with you
  • Draw and edit objects
  • Zoom and pan for an accurate view
  • Apply text, dimensions, and hatching to clarify your design intent
  • Organize the objects you draw, including properties and files
  • Share work with other CAD users — in the office and over the Internet
  • Upgrade smoothly from previous AutoCAD editions

Complete with savvy tips on how to avoid AutoCAD errors, a concise list of the differences between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, and juicy tidbits on how to make the time you spend in AutoCAD more enjoyable, AutoCAD 2009 For Dummies will make you an AutoCAD expert in no time!

Synopsis:

Tame the AutoCAD 2009 Ribbon and design like a pro!

Set up drawings, explore lines and object properties, plot, and share your stuff

People like you, who want to get the hang of AutoCAD quickly and without giving themselves a headache, have made AutoCAD For Dummies the #1 guide on the topic. Here's the fastest way to create complex technical drawings with this feature-rich program. Drawn to the new version? Look for the icons marking the cool new stuff!

Discover how to:

*

Make the program work with you

*

Draw and edit objects

*

Zoom and pan for an accurate view

*

Apply text, dimensions, and hatching

*

Share work with other CAD users

Synopsis:

Tame the AutoCAD 2009 Ribbon and design like a pro!

Set up drawings, explore lines and object properties, plot, and share your stuff

People like you, who want to get the hang of AutoCAD quickly and without giving themselves a headache, have made AutoCAD For Dummies the #1 guide on the topic. Here's the fastest way to create complex technical drawings with this feature-rich program. Drawn to the new version? Look for the icons marking the cool new stuff!

Discover how to:

  • Make the program work with you

  • Draw and edit objects

  • Zoom and pan for an accurate view

  • Apply text, dimensions, and hatching

  • Share work with other CAD users

Synopsis:

AutoCAD "X" For Dummiesshows first-time AutoCAD users how to create complex technical drawings in a gentle and humorous way. Topics covered include creating a basic layout; using AutoCAD DesignCenter; drawing and editing; working with dimensions; plotting; using blocks; adding text to drawings; and drawing on the Internet.

About the Author

David Byrnes has been an AutoCAD consultant and trainer since 1988. He has been tech editor and coauthor on numerous AutoCAD books, and this is his second solo venture.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: AutoCAD 101.

Chapter 1: Introducing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

Chapter 2: Le Tour de AutoCAD 2009.

Chapter 3: A Lap around the CAD Track.

Chapter 4: Setup for Success.

Chapter 5: Planning for Paper.

Part II: Let There Be Lines.

Chapter 6: Manage Your Properties.

Chapter 7: Preciseliness Is Next to CADliness.

Chapter 8: Down the Straightaway.

Chapter 9: Dangerous Curves Ahead.

Chapter 10: Get a Grip on Object Selection.

Chapter 11: Edit for Credit.

Chapter 12: A Zoom with a View.

Part III: If Drawings Could Talk.

Chapter 13: Text with Character.

Chapter 14: Entering New Dimensions.

Chapter 15: Down the Hatch.

Chapter 16: The Plot Thickens.

Part IV: Extending AutoCAD.

Chapter 17: The ABCs of Blocks.

Chapter 18: Going Dynamic and External.

Chapter 19: Drawing on the Internet.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Great AutoCAD Resources.

Chapter 21: Ten Differences Between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

Chapter 22: Ten System Variables to Make Your Life Easier.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470229774
Author:
Byrnes, David
Publisher:
For Dummies
Subject:
CAD-CAM - General
Subject:
CAD-CAM - AutoCad
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Computer-aided design
Subject:
Microsoft Windows-Windows 95 Applications
Subject:
Graphics & Design software (Non-Microsoft)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Lifestyles Paperback
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
April 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
420
Dimensions:
9.24x7.34x1.02 in. 1.39 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Tame the AutoCAD 2009 Ribbon and design like a pro!

Set up drawings, explore lines and object properties, plot, and share your stuff

People like you, who want to get the hang of AutoCAD quickly and without giving themselves a headache, have made AutoCAD For Dummies the #1 guide on the topic. Here's the fastest way to create complex technical drawings with this feature-rich program. Drawn to the new version? Look for the icons marking the cool new stuff!

Discover how to:

*

Make the program work with you

*

Draw and edit objects

*

Zoom and pan for an accurate view

*

Apply text, dimensions, and hatching

*

Share work with other CAD users

"Synopsis" by , Tame the AutoCAD 2009 Ribbon and design like a pro!

Set up drawings, explore lines and object properties, plot, and share your stuff

People like you, who want to get the hang of AutoCAD quickly and without giving themselves a headache, have made AutoCAD For Dummies the #1 guide on the topic. Here's the fastest way to create complex technical drawings with this feature-rich program. Drawn to the new version? Look for the icons marking the cool new stuff!

Discover how to:

  • Make the program work with you

  • Draw and edit objects

  • Zoom and pan for an accurate view

  • Apply text, dimensions, and hatching

  • Share work with other CAD users

"Synopsis" by , AutoCAD "X" For Dummiesshows first-time AutoCAD users how to create complex technical drawings in a gentle and humorous way. Topics covered include creating a basic layout; using AutoCAD DesignCenter; drawing and editing; working with dimensions; plotting; using blocks; adding text to drawings; and drawing on the Internet.
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