AutoCAD 2000: One Step at a Time - Basics with Cdrom / Edition 1

AutoCAD 2000: One Step at a Time - Basics with Cdrom / Edition 1

by Timothy Sean Sykes
     
 

If you want to learn AutoCAD 2000 fast, you'll love AutoCAD 2000 -- One Step at a Time -- Basics, the total integrated system for mastering AutoCAD. You get 20 AutoCAD lessons -- each one filled with hands-on, step-by-step instructions, tips, tricks, and "Do This" exercises that explain the task, show how it's done, and point to any tools that might make the

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If you want to learn AutoCAD 2000 fast, you'll love AutoCAD 2000 -- One Step at a Time -- Basics, the total integrated system for mastering AutoCAD. You get 20 AutoCAD lessons -- each one filled with hands-on, step-by-step instructions, tips, tricks, and "Do This" exercises that explain the task, show how it's done, and point to any tools that might make the task easier. The accompanying CD-ROM keeps on providing instruction long after you've completed the lessons. You'll find 25 drawing tasks, each captured as a multimedia presentation, so you can watch the drawing created right on screen -- and listen to an expert talk you through the process. You're even linked to an AutoCAD Web site that offers a self-assessment tool designed to help you test your understanding of key concepts. Clear, friendly, and encouraging, AutoCAD 2000 -- One Step at a Time -- Basics integrates text, CD-ROM and web support to deliver one powerful AutoCAD learning system. For everyone who wants to master AutoCAD 2000 quickly and easily.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130832108
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Publication date:
08/20/1999
Series:
AutoCAD Series
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE BASICS.

Lesson 1: Setup.
Lesson 2: Drawing Basics: Lines and Coordinates.
Lesson 3: Putting It on Paper.
Lesson 4: Drawing Aids.
Lesson 5: Display Controls and Basic Text.
Lesson 6: Geometric Shapes (Other Than Lines and Rectangles).

II. BEYOND THE BASICS.

Lesson 7: Adding Flavor to Your Drawings with Layers.
Lesson 8: Editing Your Drawing: Modification Procedures.
Lesson 9: More Complex Lines: Polylines (and Light Weight Polylines).
Lesson 10: More Editing Tools.

III. SOME MORE ADVANCED TECHNIQUES.

Lesson 11: Some Useful Drawing Tips.
Lesson 12: Guidelines and Splines.
Lesson 13: Advanced Lines: Multilines.
Lesson 14: Advanced Text: MText.
Lesson 15: Basic Dimensioning.
Lesson 16: Customizing Dimensions.
Lesson 17: Advanced Modification Techniques.

IV. RAZZLE DAZZLE.

Lesson 18: Hatching and Section Lines.
Lesson 19: Many as One: Groups and Blocks.
Lesson 20: Advanced Blocks.
Lesson 21: Afterword: Getting an Edge.

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