No other AutoCAD reference guide is as up-to-date and provides such a rich range of useful detail for as many commands and functions as this comprehensive and popular resource. An ideal reference for beginners through advanced students as well as programmers and managers, The Illustrated AutoCAD 2008 Quick Reference catalogs all standard AutoCAD commands in alphabetical order, concisely describing the function of each command and its options. Every listing includes cross-references to related commands, system variables and/or files, taking the guesswork out of executing AutoCAD commands to their full potential. Every method of accessing each command is featured, including commands not documented by Autodesk.
Ralph Grabowski is editor of upFront.eZine, a weekly e-newsletter that reports on the business of computer-aided design. Writing about CAD since 1985, he is the author of more than 140 books and e-books on CAD, graphics, and the Internet, and he has successfully served as both author and compositor for his books for several years. His renowned WorldCAD Access industry blog is widely respected in the industry. Grabowski earned a B.A.Sc. degree in civil engineering at the University of British Columbia.