Mastering AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008
By George Omura
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: November 2007
Pages: 1000

The World's Bestselling AutoCAD Resource Fully Updated for2008

There's a reason why Mastering AutoCAD is so popular yearafter year. Loaded with concise explanations, step-by-stepinstructions, and hands-on projects, this comprehensive referenceand tutorial from award-winning author George Omura has everythingyou need to become an AutoCAD expert.

If you're new to AutoCAD, the tutorials will help you build yourskills right away. If you're an AutoCAD veteran, Omura's in-depthexplanations of the latest and most advanced features, includingthe exciting annotation, notes, and layer properties features, willturn you into an AutoCAD pro. Whatever your experience level andhowever you use AutoCAD, you'll refer to this indispensablereference again and again.

Coverage includes:

  • Creating and developing AutoCAD drawings
  • Drawing curves and applying solid fills

  • Effectively using hatches, fields, and tables

  • Manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes

  • Linking drawings to databases and spreadsheets

  • Rendering realistic interior views with natural lighting

  • Giving a hand-drawn look to 3D views

  • Presenting 3D models with cutaway and x-ray views

  • Making spiral forms with the Helix and Sweep tools

  • Exploring your model in real time with the Walk and Flytools

  • Adding hyperlinks to drawings

  • Converting multiple layer settings and other layer translatoroptions

Master the New Text and Table Features

Explore the Layer Manager Enhancements

Annotate, Secure, and Authenticate Files

Track Your Projects with the Sheet Set Manager

Publish Drawings over the Internet and eTransmit YourFiles

Customize the New Dashboard and Control Panel

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