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Mastering AutoCAD 2000, the fully revised edition of Omura'sall-time best-seller, is your one-stop authority on the latest release ofAutoCAD. If you're new to this powerful design tool, this book gets you startedusing AutoCAD right away with a tutorial approach that provides step-by-stepinstructions on how to accomplish everyday tasks. If you're an experienced user,this book offers in-depth explanations of AutoCAD's most advanced features,including multi-drawing interactivity, database access and using VBA to increaseefficiency. No matter what your experience level, this is an indispensableresource that you'll keep on your desk and refer to again and again.

Become a Master

  • Find your way around the AutoCADinterface
  • Create and developing an AutoCAD drawing
  • Manage your drawingprojects
  • Ensure that your drawings print properly
  • Improve your efficiencywith AutoCAD
  • Align points with existing elements
  • Preview your drawingsusing WYSIWYG plotting
  • Capitalize on hidden or hard-to-find features
  • Workwith multiple documents
  • Master the 3D modeling and rendering process
  • UseVBA and other techniques to customize AutoCAD
  • Collaborate with others onlarge-scale AutoCAD projects
  • Take advantage of AutoCAD's Internet features
  • Combine tools to accomplish complex tasks

Synopsis:

Mastering AutoCAD 2000, the fully revised edition of Omura's all-time best-seller, is your one-stop authority on the latest release of AutoCAD. If you're new to this powerful design tool, this book gets you started using AutoCAD right away with a tutorial approach that provides step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish everyday tasks. If you're an experienced user, this book offers in-depth explanations of AutoCAD's most advanced features, including multi-drawing interactivity, database access and using VBA to increase efficiency. No matter what your experience level, this is an indispensable resource that you'll keep on your desk and refer to again and again.

Become a Master

* Find your way around the AutoCAD interface

* Create and developing an AutoCAD drawing

* Manage your drawing projects

* Ensure that your drawings print properly

* Improve your efficiency with AutoCAD

* Align points with existing elements

* Preview your drawings using WYSIWYG plotting

* Capitalize on hidden or hard-to-find features

* Work with multiple documents

* Master the 3D modeling and rendering process

* Use VBA and other techniques to customize AutoCAD

* Collaborate with others on large-scale AutoCAD projects

* Take advantage of AutoCAD's Internet features

* Combine tools to accomplish complex tasks

Synopsis:

* Combine tools to accomplish complex tasks

About the Author

George Omura is an architect, illustrator, and animator who has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems to the prestigious San Francisco Library project. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, he is the all-time best-selling AutoCAD author. George's AutoCAD books, all from Sybex, include Mastering AutoCAD 14, Mastering AutoCAD 3D, Mastering AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD 14 Instant Reference, Mastering AutoCAD 14 Premium Edition, and Mastering AutoCAD for Mechanical Engineers.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: The Basics.

Chapter 1: This Is AutoCAD.

Chapter 2: Creating Your First Drawing.

Chapter 3: Learning the Tools of the Trade.

Chapter 4: Organizing Your Work.

Part II: Building on the Basics.

Chapter 5: Editing for Productivity.

Chapter 6: Enhancing Your Drawing Skills.

Chapter 7: Printing and Plotting.

Chapter 8: Adding Text to Drawings.

Chapter 9: Using Dimensions.

Part III: Becoming an Expert.

Chapter 10: Storing and Linking Data with Graphics.

Chapter 11: Working with Pre-existing Drawings and Raster Images.

Chapter 12: Advanced Editing Methods.

Chapter 13: Drawing Curves and Solid Fills.

Chapter 14: Getting and Exchanging Data from Drawings.

Part IV: Modeling and Imaging in 3D.

Chapter 15: Introducing 3D.

Chapter 16: Using Advanced 3D Features.

Chapter 17: 3D Rendering in AutoCAD.

Chapter 18: Mastering 3D Solids.

Part V: Customization: Taking AutoCad to the Limit.

Chapter 19: Introduction to Customization.

Chapter 20: Integrating AutoCAD into Your Projects and Organization.

Chapter 21: Introduction to VBA in AutoCAD.

Chapter 22: Integrating AutoCAD into Your Work Environment.

Part VI: Appendices.

Appendix A: Hardware and Software Tips.

Appendix B: Installing and Setting Up AutoCAD.

Appendix C: Whatճ on the Companion CD-ROM.

Appendix D: System and Dimension Variables.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780782125016
Author:
Omura, George
Publisher:
Sybex
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
CAD-CAM - General
Subject:
CAD-CAM - AutoCad
Subject:
Autocad (computer program)
Subject:
Computer-aided design
Subject:
AutoCAD
Subject:
Graphics & Design software (Non-Microsoft)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
CD
Series:
Mastering
Series Volume:
[7]
Publication Date:
19990527
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1504
Dimensions:
9.10x7.50x2.39 in. 5.43 lbs.

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Become a Master

* Find your way around the AutoCAD interface

* Create and developing an AutoCAD drawing

* Manage your drawing projects

* Ensure that your drawings print properly

* Improve your efficiency with AutoCAD

* Align points with existing elements

* Preview your drawings using WYSIWYG plotting

* Capitalize on hidden or hard-to-find features

* Work with multiple documents

* Master the 3D modeling and rendering process

* Use VBA and other techniques to customize AutoCAD

* Collaborate with others on large-scale AutoCAD projects

* Take advantage of AutoCAD's Internet features

* Combine tools to accomplish complex tasks

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