AutoCAD® 2008 and AutoCAD LT® 2008
No Experience Required
AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008: No Experience Required is theperfect step-by-step introduction to the world's leading CADsoftware. It provides concise explanations and practical tutorialsthat clearly show you how to plan and develop a customized AutoCADproject. Follow the tutorials sequentially or just jump in at anychapter by downloading the drawing files from the Sybex Web site,www.sybex.com/go/acadner2008. Either way, you'll master AutoCADfeatures, get a thorough grounding in its essentials, and see quickresults.
Completely revised, refreshed, and better than ever, thisperennial bestseller includes comprehensive, up-to-date coverage ofthe latest AutoCAD features, such as dynamic blocks, externalreferences, and 3D design. It also offers a glossary and asupporting Web site with project files.
- Utilize the AutoCAD interface as you learn basic commands andset up your own drawings
Build on your skills with groups, elevations, hatches, and byusing text in drawings
Develop sophisticated drawings as you graduate to dimensioning,creating external references, using tables, leveraging dynamicblocks, and mastering layouts and printing
Take advantage of the 3D capabilities that make AutoCAD 2008 thecomplete design tool
Understand how to properly use hatch patterns to add a wealth ofvisual information to a drawing
Learn to define the appearance of working 3D drawings using thedifferent visual styles
See how AutoCAD's dynamic block feature lets you create andadjust blocks to meet design requirements