Mastering AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009
By George Omura
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: April 2009
Pages: 1032

The World's Bestselling AutoCAD Resource Fully Updated for2009

There's a reason why Mastering AutoCAD is so popular year afteryear. Loaded with concise explanations, step-by-step instructions,and hands-on projects, this comprehensive reference and tutorialfrom award-winning author George Omura has everything you need tobecome 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 features, including the new Ribboninterface and new Action Recorder, will turn you into an AutoCADpro. Whatever your experience level and however you use AutoCAD,you'll refer to this indispensable reference 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

  • Finding open drawings fast with the new Quick View Drawingstool

  • Browsing recent files and toolbar selections using the new MenuBrowser

  • Converting multiple layer settings and other layer translatoroptions

  • Explore the New Ribbon Interface

  • Automate Repetitive Tasks with the Action Recorder

  • Organize Drawing Information with Layers

  • Annotate, Secure, and Authenticate Files

  • Track Your Projects with the Sheet Set Manager

  • Publish Drawings over the Internet and eTransmit Your Files

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