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Teaching users how to make architectural drawings using a computer and the AutoCAD 2004 program, this easy-to-understand manual employs the prompt-response format in beginning exercises of all chapters to allow users to learn commands in a drawing situation and, then moves to an outline form in later exercises so they can apply the commands on their own. Applying all the new features of AutoCAD Release 2004--e.g. redesigned AutoCAD Design Center, modeless dialog boxes, new gradient hatchings for rendering two-dimensional drawings, 3dOrbit, solidedit and new Publish command for plotting large drawing sets without user interaction autotracking, the volume provides support information, and tips and articles throughout for a completely current examination of the system. The volume details preparing to draw with AutoCAD, two-dimensional AutoCAD, isometric drawing and gradient hatch rendering, creating presentations and creating a web page using AutoCAD, using raster images and grips, three-dimensional AutoCAD, and solid modeling. For Interior Designers, Interior Decorators, Architects, Interior Architects.
Teaching students how to make architectural drawings using a computer and the AutoCAD 2004 program, this manual employs the prompt-response format in beginning exercises of all chapters to allow students to learn commands in a drawing situation.