Progressing with AutoCAD

Overview

Where 'Beginning AutoCAD' leaves the student with a grasp of the main AutoCAD commands and an ability to draw simple diagrams with hatching, 'Progressing with AutoCAD' goes on to introduce a range of frequently used, but more advanced facilities. The student's skills are developed and their practical drawing efficiency improved. The text is supported by a wealth of worked examples and graded tutorial exercises, which effectively render the book a self-teaching package.

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Overview

Where 'Beginning AutoCAD' leaves the student with a grasp of the main AutoCAD commands and an ability to draw simple diagrams with hatching, 'Progressing with AutoCAD' goes on to introduce a range of frequently used, but more advanced facilities. The student's skills are developed and their practical drawing efficiency improved. The text is supported by a wealth of worked examples and graded tutorial exercises, which effectively render the book a self-teaching package.

Easy to follow interactive text Examples and graded exercises to aid learning Convenient format for use "at the keyboard"

Audience: Students and retraining adults taking BTEC module Computer-Aided Engineering N, CGLI 230 Pt 3, CGLI 4354, SCOTVEC unit 2400310 and module 74807. Engineering undergraduates.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470244364
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/6/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 186
  • Product dimensions: 9.74 (w) x 7.26 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob has been writing AutoCAD books since 1993, the first being published for AutoCAD Release 12. Outside of work, Bob’s interests include Bonsai trees, stamp collecting, remote control aircraft and kite flying. At present Bob spend most of his time with his wife Helen, his children Linda and Stephen and his granddaughter Ciara.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1 Starting drawings 1
2 Attributes 3
3 AutoCAD's external commands 26
4 Attribute extraction 33
5 Linetypes 40
6 Hatch patterns 48
7 Shapes 66
8 Menu creation 82
9 Slides 118
10 Script files 132
11 Dimension styles 138
12 External referencing 147
13 Command aliases 155
14 Object filters 158
15 Regional modeller 163
16 Data exchange 167
17 Dialogue boxes 183
Index 185
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