AutoCAD 14 Bible

AutoCAD 14 Bible

by Ellen Finkelstein
     
 
With the release of the latest version, AutoCAD maintains its place as the most powerful computer-aided drawing software available for PCs today. Of course, to take advantage of all that power, you need a comprehensive guide that's as easy to understand as it is to use -- AutoCAD 14 Bible.

In AutoCAD 14 Bible, AutoCAD pro Ellen Finkelstein not

Overview

With the release of the latest version, AutoCAD maintains its place as the most powerful computer-aided drawing software available for PCs today. Of course, to take advantage of all that power, you need a comprehensive guide that's as easy to understand as it is to use -- AutoCAD 14 Bible.

In AutoCAD 14 Bible, AutoCAD pro Ellen Finkelstein not only covers every important feature of the program but also provides practical, real-world advice useful for everyone from beginner to expert. Turn to AutoCAD 14 Bible for just the right combination of tutorial and reference on topics such as

  • How to install and customize your AutoCAD software
  • How to draw in two dimensions, including working with layers and taking advantage of zooming, panning, dimensioning, plotting, and printing functions
  • How to work with data, whether in the form of blocks, attributes, or external references, and transform it into meaningful drawings
  • How to draw in three dimensions, from hiding and shading to rendering techniques
  • How to organize and manage complex drawings -- and even how to use AutoCAD with the World Wide Web
  • How to make use of the AutoLISP programming language to automate AutoCAD functions and extend the program's functionality

Plus, AutoCAD 14 Bible comes complete with a bonus CD-ROM containing over 160 sample drawings and support files, over 40 freeware and shareware programs and block libraries, and a complete guide to third-party software to round out your AutoCAD application.

Editorial Reviews

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An introductory guide to the major features of the technical drawing program AutoCAD 14. Eight sections treat the topics of: AutoCAD basics; drawing in two dimensions; working with data; drawing in three dimensions; organizing and managing drawing including discussion of working with other applications and the Internet; customizing AutoCAD; using AutoLISP; as well as appendixes on installing and configuring, menus and toolbars, command and systems variable changes, and resources. The CD-ROM contains over 160 sample drawings and support files, over 40 freeware/shareware programs and block libraries, and a complete third party software guide. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764530920
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Series:
Bible Series
Pages:
1063
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.27(h) x 2.06(d)

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