MicroStation for AutoCAD Users: A Bi-Directional Handbook

MicroStation for AutoCAD Users: A Bi-Directional Handbook

by Frank Conforti, Ralph Grabowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766806561

ISBN-13: 9780766806566

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This new text assists the student who has learned the AutoCAD product and now needs to make the transition from that environment to the MicroStation design format. Conversely, the text can be used to transition from MicroStation to AutoCAD. Each chapter presents a quick summary of a specific feature in AutoCAD, followed by the related feature in MicroStation. The

Overview

This new text assists the student who has learned the AutoCAD product and now needs to make the transition from that environment to the MicroStation design format. Conversely, the text can be used to transition from MicroStation to AutoCAD. Each chapter presents a quick summary of a specific feature in AutoCAD, followed by the related feature in MicroStation. The student who must work with both products will find this text to be a solid basis for understanding how the other side" thinks. Translating data between the two products, cross training, and other issues are discussed thoroughly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766806566
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
CAD/Cam Series
Pages:
780
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.58(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The History of CAD. Chapter 2: A Day in the Life: 2D. Chapter 3: Hardware Considerations. Chapter 4: Communicating with the Software. Chapter 5: Basic Drawing Tools. Chapter 6: Navigating the Drawing. Chapter 7: Advanced Drawing Tools. Chapter 8: Plotting with CAD. Chapter 9: A Day in the Life: 3D. Chapter 10: Customizing and Programming Tools. Chapter 11: File Formats. Chapter 12: CAD on the Internet. Chapter 13: Exchanging Drawings. Chapter 14: External Text Files and Databases. Chapter 15: Peaceful Co-existence. Appendix A: MicroStation-AutoCAD Dictionary. Appendix B: Command Listings.

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