AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010: No Experience Required isthe perfect step-by-step introduction to the latest version of theworld's leading CAD software. It provides concise explanations anda hands-on tutorial that continues through the book to clearly showyou how to plan, develop, and present a complete, customizedAutoCAD project. Follow each step sequentially or jump in at anychapter by downloading the drawing files from the companion website(www.sybex.com/go/autocad2010ner). Either way, you'll master allthe crucial AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in theessentials, and quickly become productive with AutoCAD 2010.
This perennial bestseller is fully revised to include metric aswell as Imperial measurements and provide comprehensive coverage ofthe latest AutoCAD features and capabilities, including thefree-form design tools, parametric drawing tools, and enhanced PDFsupport.
Quickly learn the AutoCAD interface as you immediately startusing basic commands and set up your own drawings
Build on your skills with groups, elevations, hatches, andmultiline text
Develop sophisticated drawings as you graduate to dimensioning,creating external references, using tables, leveraging dynamicblocks, and mastering layouts and printing
Master the new parametric tools to keep your drawing elementsconsistent
Harness the 3D capabilities that make AutoCAD 2010 a completedesign tool
—Learn to clearly draw, dimension, and add notes andtables to your drawings
—See the best ways to define the appearance of 3D drawingsusing different visual styles
—Apply materials to your 3D models and render them forphotorealistic quality images