AutoCAD for Windows Express

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With over 700,000 licenses worldwide and an average increase of 100,000 per annum, AutoCAD is by far the most popular drafting package. Following the successful approach of AutoCAD Express, Tim McCarthy now offers a book for users of AutoCAD for Windows Express, Release 12. This programme is much more accessible to occasional users than the non-windows version. In fact, the book also covers AutoCAD Release 12. Going through actual screens and practical examples the reader quickly learns about the main features of...

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Overview

With over 700,000 licenses worldwide and an average increase of 100,000 per annum, AutoCAD is by far the most popular drafting package. Following the successful approach of AutoCAD Express, Tim McCarthy now offers a book for users of AutoCAD for Windows Express, Release 12. This programme is much more accessible to occasional users than the non-windows version. In fact, the book also covers AutoCAD Release 12. Going through actual screens and practical examples the reader quickly learns about the main features of the programme. These include how to start AutoCAD, cursor and display control, drawing and editing, printing and plotting and 3D CAD. Tim McCarthy has been teaching CAD at UMIST to students and professional engineers since 1985.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540198659
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 9/28/1994
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 6.11 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Starting AutoCAD 9
3 Cursor and Display Control 39
4 Drawing and Editing 71
5 Constructive Editing 111
6 Super-Entities 145
7 Advanced Drawing and Dimensioning 181
8 Adding Depth to Your Drawings with 3D CAD 213
9 The Hardcopy - Printing and Plotting 265
Appendix A: Configuration 301
Appendix B: Linetypes and Hatch Patterns 309
Subject Index 311
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