Author: CADFolks

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781719344623

Category:

Page: 318

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AutoCAD 2019 For Beginners makes it easy to learn drafting in AutoCAD. Using easy, real-world examples, you will master the basics of this leading CAD software by following step by step instructions. Each topic starts with a brief explanation, and then launches into the example that gives you a direct experience and a good start. You'll learn the basics of drawing, editing, dimensioning, printing, and 3D modeling as you create the examples given in this book. Whether you are a beginner or trying to upgrade your skills, this step-by-step guide provides a solid base in design and drafting. - Create basic drawings with drawing tools - Create and edit complex drawings with the modify tools - Add dimensions and annotations to drawings - Prepare your drawing for printing - Create and edit 3D models - Learn to create Architectural floor plan If you want to learn AutoCAD quickly and easily, AutoCAD 2019 For Beginners gets you started today. Download the resource files from: https: //autocadforbeginners.weebly.com/ If you are an educator, you can request an evaluation copy by sending us an email to [email protected]
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A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

Author: Cadartifex

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781547211913

Category:

Page: 502

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AutoCAD 2018: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users textbook is designed for instructor-led courses as well as for self-paced learning. This book is intended to help engineers, designers, and CAD operators interested in learning AutoCAD for creating engineering and architectural 2D drawings. It can be a great starting point for new AutoCAD users and a great teaching aid in classroom training. This textbook consists of 12 chapters, covering Drafting & Annotation environment of AutoCAD, which teaches you how to use AutoCAD software to create, edit, plot, and manage real world engineering and architectural drawings. This textbook not only focuses on the usage of the tools/commands of AutoCAD but also on the concept of design. Every chapter of this book contains tutorials, intended to help users to experience how things can do in AutoCAD step-by-step. Moreover, every chapter ends with hands-on test drives that allow the users of this textbook to experience themselves the ease-of-use and robust capabilities of AutoCAD. Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction to AutoCAD Chapter 2. Creating Drawings - I Chapter 3. Using Drawing Aids and Selection Methods Chapter 4. Creating Drawings - II Chapter 5. Modifying and Editing Drawings - I Chapter 6. Working with Dimensions and Dimensions Style Chapter 7. Editing Dimensions and Adding Text Chapter 8. Modifying and Editing Drawings - II Chapter 9. Hatching and Gradients Chapter 10. Working with Blocks and Xrefs Chapter 11. Working with Layouts Chapter 12. Printing and Plotting Student Projects
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Author: Bill Fane

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119255813

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 3783

The bestselling AutoCAD book—revised and updated! It takes some practice to get handy with AutoCAD—and it doesn't hurt to have a good guide by your side to help get you through the rough spots. Updated to cover AutoCAD releases through the 2017 version, this new edition of AutoCAD For Dummies is an ideal companion when you're learning the basics of the popular software. Written by a former engineer and AutoCAD teacher, the book walks you through the basics of setting up projects and making simple drawings all the way up to creating 3D models. Beginning with an overview of the AutoCAD interface, drawing tools, and ways to adjust your view of your work, AutoCAD For Dummies offers easy-to-follow guidance on using straight and curved lines to manage properties, object selection, and creating layouts. Next, it shows you how to use advanced AutoCAD tools, including Blocks, Arrays, Xrefs, and Parametrics. Finally, you'll find out how to move your work in to the wonderful world of 3D modeling. Create an AutoCAD project from the ground up Make and edit basic drawings starting with straight lines and curves Jump into advanced drawing with 3D modeling Find quick answers to your AutoCAD questions It's true that AutoCAD is tough, but with the friendly instruction in this hands-on guide, you'll find everything you need to start creating marvelous models—without losing your cool.
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Author: George Omura,Richard (Rick) Graham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118010976

Category: Computers

Page: 768

View: 9899

The Best Resource on the Market for Learning AutoCAD for Mac software! This comprehensive Autodesk Official Training Guide has everything you need to quickly become proficient with every aspect of Autodesk’s new AutoCAD for Mac software. Award-winning author George Omura, whom most CAD designers know and respect from his all-time bestselling Mastering AutoCAD books, now applies his legendary AutoCAD expertise, approachable style, and thorough Mastering coverage to Mastering AutoCAD for Mac. You’ll quickly and efficiently build skills, whether you’re just beginning or are already a seasoned AutoCAD user. Teaches you to design and draft using AutoCAD for Mac Helps you quickly master basic, intermediate, and advanced skills Covers using hatches, fields, and tables effectively; manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes; rendering 3D views with lighting and materials; exploring parametric modeling; transforming 2D drawings into 3D renderings; and more Provides step-by-step instruction and exercises, as well as real-world examples and case studies Functions as both a detailed tutorial and also a one-stop, stand-alone reference Mastering AutoCAD for Mac is also an Autodesk Official Training Guide The world's best AutoCAD resources—George Omura and the Mastering AutoCAD series from Sybex—are now available to help you master AutoCAD for Mac.
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A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

Author: CADArtifex,John Willis,Sandeep Dogra

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781722016807

Category:

Page: 554

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AutoCAD 2019: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users textbook is designed for instructor-led courses as well as for self-paced learning. It is intended to help engineers, designers, and CAD operators interested in learning AutoCAD for creating engineering and architectural 2D drawings as well as 3D Models. This textbook is a great help for new AutoCAD users and a great teaching aid in a classroom setting. This textbook consists of 13 chapters, total 554 pages covering major workspaces of AutoCAD such as Drafting & Annotation and 3D Modeling. This textbook teaches you how to use AutoCAD software to create, edit, plot, and manage real world engineering and architectural 2D drawings as well as 3D Models. This textbook not only focuses on the usage of the tools/commands of AutoCAD but also on the concept of design. Every chapter of this book contains tutorials that instruct users step-by-step how to create mechanical designs and drawings with ease. Moreover, every chapter ends with hands-on test drives that allow the users of this textbook to experience themselves the ease-of-use and powerful capabilities of AutoCAD. Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction to AutoCAD Chapter 2. Creating Drawings - I Chapter 3. Working with Drawing Aids and Layers Chapter 4. Creating Drawings - II Chapter 5. Modifying and Editing Drawings - I Chapter 6. Working with Dimensions and Dimensions Style Chapter 7. Editing Dimensions and Adding Text Chapter 8. Modifying and Editing Drawings - II Chapter 9. Hatching and Gradients Chapter 10. Working with Blocks and Xrefs Chapter 11. Working with Layouts Chapter 12. Printing and Plotting Chapter 13. Introducing 3D Basics and Creating 3D Models
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Author: Shawna Lockhart

Publisher: SDC Publications

ISBN: 1585037214

Category: Computers

Page: 647

View: 3791

A Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2013 provides a step-by-step introduction to AutoCAD with commands presented in the context of each tutorial. In fifteen clear and comprehensive chapters, author Shawna Lockhart guides readers through all the important commands and techniques in AutoCAD 2013, from 2D drawing to solid modeling and finally finishing with rendering. In each lesson, the author provides step-by-step instructions with frequent illustrations showing exactly what appears on the AutoCAD screen. Later, individual steps are no longer provided, and readers are asked to apply what they've learned by completing sequences on their own. A carefully developed pedagogy reinforces this cumulative-learning approach and supports readers in becoming skilled AutoCAD users. A Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2013 begins with three Getting Started chapters that include information to get readers of all levels prepared for the tutorials. The author includes tips that offer suggestions and warnings as you progress through the tutorials. Key Terms and Key Commands are listed at the end of each chapter to recap important topics and commands learned in each tutorial. Also, a glossary of terms and Commands Summary lists the key commands used in the tutorials. Each chapter concludes with end of chapter problems providing challenges to a range of abilities in mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering as well as architectural problems.
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Author: Bob McFarlane,Robert McFarlane

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750669578

Category: Computers

Page: 363

View: 3607

Beginning AutoCAD 2006 is a course based on learning and practising the essentials of 2D drawing using AutoCAD. Bob McFarlane's hands-on approach is uniquely suited to independent learning and use on courses. The focus on 2D drawing in one book ensures the reader gets a thorough grounding in the subject, with a greater depth of coverage than tends to be available from general introductions to AutoCAD. As a result, this book provides a true, step-by-step, detailed exploration of the AutoCAD functions required at each stage of producing a 2D drawing - an approach often not found in the many software reference guides available. The emphasis on learning through doing makes this book ideal for anyone involved in engineering, construction or architecture - where the focus is on productivity and practical skills. The author has also matched the coverage to the requirements of City and Guilds, Edexcel (BTEC) and SQA syllabuses. New features in AutoCAD 2006 are covered in this book including: DYN (dynamic input showing coordinate position and lengths - an important new feature of the latest AutoCAD software), as well as new commands in the Modify and Dimension tool set. The result is a useful refresher course for anyone using AutoCAD at this level, and those upgrading to the new software release. The course is also designed to be fully relevant to anyone using other recent releases, including AutoCAD 2005. * A complete course on 2D design with AutoCAD in one book - ideal for independent learning * Exercises aid student learning and self assessment * Focus on 2D drawing provides in-depth coverage to this key introductory-level use of AutoCAD
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Author: Munir Hamad

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1944534717

Category: Computers

Page: 800

View: 3891

This book is the most comprehensive book you will find on AutoCAD 2017 – 2D Drafting. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion CD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures in color. AutoCAD 2017 Beginning and Intermediate includes over 100 exercises or “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2017. Features: *Designed for novice users of AutoCAD 2017. Most useful for “teach yourself” or instructor-led AutoCAD training in Level 1 or 2. No previous CAD experience is required *Accompanied by a CD featuring drawings, practice and finished plots, 4-color figures, etc. *Includes over 100 “mini-workshops” and hundreds of figures that complete small projects *Uses both English and metric units in examples, exercises, projects, and descriptions *Covers three full projects (metric and imperial) for architectural and mechanical designs *Helps you to prepare for the AutoCAD Certified Professional exam *Exercises available for use as a textbook On the Companion Disk: (Files also available for downloading from the publisher when purchased as an e-book ) *Drawing Exercises and Projects *Solutions to Exercises and Projects *All Images from the Text (including 4-color)
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Autodesk Official Press

Author: George Omura

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119044847

Category: Computers

Page: 1080

View: 5422

The bestselling AutoCAD reference, with all new bonus video content Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is a complete tutorial and reference, helping you design accurately and efficiently while getting the most out of the AutoCAD 2016 software. Concise explanations and focused examples strengthen your understanding of AutoCAD concepts, while step-by-step instruction and hands-on projects help you develop the skills you need for real-world projects. This new edition covers the latest AutoCAD capabilities, and gives you access to videos demonstrating crucial techniques. The companion website provides all of the project files necessary for the tutorials, and features additional video tutorials and other bonus content. You'll start with the basics of AutoCAD drafting, and gradually build your skills to an advanced level as you learn 3D modeling and imaging. Whether you're preparing for the Autodesk certification or just want to be an AutoCAD guru, this book provides the comprehensive information you need. Get acquainted with the AutoCAD 2016 interface and drafting tools Work with hatches, fields, tables, dynamic blocks, solid fills, and more Build an accurate, scalable 3D model of your design for reference Customize your AutoCAD and integrate it with other software Packed with expert tips, tricks, techniques, and tutorials, Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is your essential guide to get up to speed quickly.
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Author: Munir Hamad

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1683920422

Category: Computers

Page: 800

View: 5016

This book is the most comprehensive book you will find on AutoCAD 2018 – 2D Drafting. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion disc to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures in color. AutoCAD 2018 Beginning and Intermediate includes over 100 exercises or “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2018. Features: * Covers only the basics and uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application * CD-Rom can be used to set up in-text drawing exercises and projects and to see the book’s figures in color * Helps you to prepare for the AutoCAD Certified Professional exam eBook Customers: Companion files are available for downloading with order number/proof of purchase by writing to the publisher at [email protected]
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Author: Munir Hamad

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1944534725

Category: Computers

Page: 350

View: 1090

This book provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models, working with cameras and lights, assigning materials to objects, rendering, and printing. Unlike many AutoCAD competitors, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application. Use the companion CD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures including color. AutoCAD 2017 3D Modeling includes 50 “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of full projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2017. Features: * Covers 3D solid modeling, 3D surface modeling, working with cameras/lighting, rendering and imaging, dimensioning and drafting, and model interchange *Includes 50 “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of full projects (architectural and mechanical) *Provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models in both metric and imperial units • Companion disc can be used to set up in-text drawing exercises and projects and to see the book’s figures in color • Written by an AutoDesk® Approved Instructor and Certified AutoDesk AutoCAD Master
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Author: Createspace Independent Pub,Tutorial Books

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546304500

Category: Architectural drawing

Page: 234

View: 8807

Learn Architectural Design using AutoCAD This book shows you how to create architectural drawings and 3D models one step at a time. Brief explanation and step-by-step instructions make this book a perfect way to get started with Architectural Design using AutoCAD. In addition, you can download the working files for chapter from the website, and use them for any help. Author first introduces the AutoCAD interface, and then moves directly into Architectural drawings. You will learn to draw walls, doors and openings, windows, stairs, and elevations. Later, you will use the 2D drawings to create a 3D model. Some of the skills you can acquire from this book are: - Import Hand-drawn drawings and use them to create CAD drawings - Use Dynamic Blocks to create doors and windows - Add dimensions and annotations to the drawing - Create elevations and 3D model Table of Contents Part 1: Creating 2D Architectural Drawings - Starting AutoCAD 2018 - Inserting Hand Sketches - Scaling the Hand Sketches - Saving the Document - Creating Layers - Creating Grid Lines - Creating Walls - Creating Doors and Windows - Creating Stairs - Creating the First Floor Plan - Creating the Sliding Doors - Creating the Balcony - Creating Kitchen and Bathroom Fixtures - Adding Furniture Blocks - Adding Hatch Patterns and Text - Adding Text Labels - Creating Elevations - Hatching the Elevation Views - Adding Dimensions - Creating Grid Bubbles - Layouts and Title Block - Printing Part 2: Creating 3D Architectural Model - Importing 2D Drawings - Creating 3D Walls - Create the Ceiling - Creating Doors on the Ground Floor - Creating 3D Windows - Creating 3D Stairs - Modeling the First Floor - Creating the Balcony - Creating Railing - Creating the Roof - Creating the Terrain surface Part 3: Rendering - Adding Materials - Adding Cameras - Adding Lights - Rendering Download Resource files from www.tutorialbook.info If you are an educator, you can request a free evaluation copy by sending us an email to [email protected]
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Author: CADFolks

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781502322814

Category: Computers

Page: 491

View: 1349

Learn AutoCAD by following step-by-step examples AutoCAD 2015 For Beginners contains 515 pages of step-by-step instructions covering various commands and techniques of AutoCAD. If you are new to computer aided design, this book provides you with easy-to-follow instructions and real-world examples to learn AutoCAD. This edition includes examples related to manufacturing, architectural, and electrical drawings. This book is well organized so that the user will start by learning about the Microsoft Windows-based user interface, creating 2D drawings, organising and reusing data, plotting, and 3D modeling. The process in this book resembles the real world scenario. After completing this book, you will be skillful in the following areas: • Creating basic drawings • Modifying drawings • Creating Manufacturing drawings • Creating Standard Dimension styles • Adding Tolerances • Creating section views • Blocks and External references • Layouts and Printing • Basic 3D Modeling • Architectural drawings The previous version of this book is adopted by many technical institutes for their AutoCAD course. They found this book easy to follow for a user who has no experience in engineering drafting.
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Author: Cadfolks

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781976514029

Category:

Page: 470

View: 9002

If you want to learn AutoCAD to create technical drawings, this is the book for you. You will learn to use commands and techniques by following the step-by-step examples given in this book. This book covers everything from creating two-dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) drawings to printing and publishing. The topics covered in this book are illustrated with the help of real world examples such as gaskets, flanges, brackets, schematic line diagrams, and more. Also, this book is well organized and can be used for a course or self-study. - Get familiarized with user interface and navigation tools - Create print ready drawings - Create smart drawings using parametric tools - Have a good command over AutoCAD tools and techniques - Explore the easiest and quickest ways to perform operations - Know how to reuse existing data - Create 3D models and generate 2D drawings
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Author: Munir Hamad

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683920410

Category: Computers

Page: 800

View: 5775

This book is the most comprehensive book you will find on AutoCAD 2018 - 2D Drafting. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion disc to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book's figures in color. AutoCAD 2018 Beginning and Intermediate includes over 100 exercises or "mini-workshops," that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2018. Features: * Covers only the basics and uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application * CD-Rom can be used to set up in-text drawing exercises and projects and to see the book's figures in color * Helps you to prepare for the AutoCAD Certified Professional exam eBook Customers: Companion files are available for downloading with order number/proof of purchase by writing to the publisher at [email protected]
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Author: Cheryl R. Shrock

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831134006

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 7968

This is the right book for you if you liked the author's "Beginning AutoCAD" workbook, you're looking for a clear, no nonsense, easy-to-follow text, or you want to learn more about AutoCAD such as 3D solids. The Advanced Workbook is totally updated for AutoCAD 2010 and 2010 LT and contains exercises that print easily on your 8-1/2 X 11 printer. Shows you step-by-step HOW TO: Customize your workspace. Create new Ribbon tabs and panels. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar. Customize the Status Bar. Create master setup drawings for decimals or architecture. Create Isometric drawings and dimensions. Insert just about anything using the Design Center. Easily understand Blocks, Dynamic Blocks and Attributes. Use the time-saving External Reference commands. Learn the basics for 3-dimensional drawing. Work with the powerful Table maker.
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Author: Munir Hamad

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1683920449

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 3835

This book provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models, working with cameras and lights, assigning materials to objects, rendering, and printing. Unlike many AutoCAD competitors, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application. Use the companion CD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures including color. AutoCAD 2018 3DModeling includes 50 “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of full projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2018. Features: * Provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models in both metric and imperial units * CD can be used to set up in-text drawing exercises and projects and to see the book’s figures in color eBook Customers: Companion files are available for downloading with order number/proof of purchase by writing to the publisher at [email protected]
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Exercise Workbook

Author: Cheryl Shrock,Steve Heather

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780831136024

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 648

View: 8223

Beginning AutoCAD 2017Exercise Workbook is the right book for users new to AutoCAD or who want to brush up on the basics. Thisis a clear, no nonsense, easy-to-follow text that helps user learn AutoCAD quickly and easily. All exercises print easily on a standard 8.5 x 11 printer."
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Author: George Omura

Publisher: Sybex Incorporated

ISBN: 9780782123388

Category: Computers

Page: 1400

View: 8933

A bestselling and most comprehensive AutoCAD just got better. In this premium edition, readers get the solid foundation of "Mastering AutoCad 14", plus additional coverage on the most important advanced topics, including VBA programming. The CD-ROM offers general-purpose utilities for better productivity with AutoCAD, symbols, libraries and demos.
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Drafting and Design Applications

Author: Ted Saufley,Paul B. Schreiner

Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub

ISBN: 9781590704301

Category: Computers

Page: 608

View: 5288

AutoCAD LT Fundamentals: Drafting and Design Applications provides complete instruction in mastering AutoCAD LT commands and drawing techniques. All AutoCAD LT commands, menus, buttons, options, and techniques presented in this text are covered in an easy-to-understand format. This format allows you to become comfortable with AutoCAD LT as your knowledge builds from one chapter to the next. You progress from the most basic drawing commands to the more advanced editing and dimensioning functions.
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