Advanced AutoCAD 2014

Advanced AutoCAD 2014

by Cheryl R. Shrock, Steve Heather

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Overview


 This is the right book for users if they liked the author’s “Beginning AutoCAD” workbook, or they’re looking for a clear, no nonsense, easy-to-follow text, or they want to learn more about AutoCAD such as Xref, Attributes, and 3D solids. Totally updated for AutoCAD 2014 and 2014 LT, it offers several new features as well as improved Command Line Options including, AutoComplete, and faster searching for help; Faster Start-up times; Enhanced Model and Layout tab previews. All exercises print easily on a standard 8 ½” x 11” printer. For use with the PC version of AutoCAD 2014 only.

NEW FEATURES

  • Autodesk 360 Cloud
  • Geographic Location – Set a Geographic Marker of your position, a landmark, or even a building at the exact location it is in the world using real-world coordinates. Place position markers at locations you specify and label them.
  • Design Feed Palette, where you can enter text messages and collaborate with other Online Users, and associate your message with a location on the drawing;
  • Multiple File Tabs Control
  • Command Line Options including: AutoCorrect - Synonym Suggestions List and Adaptive Suggestions List – Search Online for Help - Easily insert Blocks, Hatch Patterns and Layers.
  • Three new Appendices—adding a printer/plotter to the system, AutoDesk 360 connectivity, and new Command Line features and enhancements.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780831134747
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
Publication date: 06/21/2013
Edition description: 1
Pages: 500
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

 Cheryl R. Shrock recently retired as Professor and Chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast College (CA) where she had taught since 1990.  She is an Autodesk® registered author. Previous to teaching, she owned and operated a commercial product and machine design company, using CAD to create and document designs. This book draws upon both her teaching and industry experience.


Steve Heather has 30-plus years of experience as a practicing mechanical engineer and has taught AutoCAD to engineering and architectural students at the college level. He is an authorized AutoCAD beta tester and a member of AutoCAD Connected Desktop Customer Council. Steve lives near Canterbury, England.

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