AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies
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AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT 2009 All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies! These nine minibooks cover all the stuff you need to know to set up AutoCAD for 2D or 3D, create drawings, modify and share them, publish your work, and more. There's even a minibook devoted to increasing your options with AutoCAD LT!
This one-stop guide to creating great technical drawings using AutoCAD 2009 shows you how to navigate the AutoCAD interface, set up drawings, use basic and precision tools, and use drawing objects. You'll learn how to annotate your drawings, use dimensioning and hatching, and work with AutoCAD's new Annotation Scaling feature. You'll also find out how to work with solids, texture surfaces, add lighting, and much more. Discover how to
Navigate the AutoCAD interfaceWork with lines, shapes, and curvesAdd explanatory textUnderstand AutoCAD LT's limitationsRender your drawingsCreate and manage blocksUse AutoCAD advanced drafting techniquesComply with CAD management and standardsShare your work with othersCustomize the AutoCAD interface, tools, and more
Complete with Web links to advanced information on navigating the AutoCAD programming interfaces, using custom programs, getting started with AutoLISP, and working with Visual Basic for AutoCAD, AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT 2009 All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies is the only comprehensive AutoCAD guide you'll ever need.