Find your way around AutoCAD 2014 with this full-color, For Dummies guide! Put away that pencil and paper and start putting the power of AutoCAD 2014 to work in your CAD projects and designs. From setting up your drawing environment to using text, dimensions, hatching, and more, this guide walks you through AutoCAD basics and provides you with a solid understanding of the latest CAD tools and techniques. You ll also benefit from the full-color illustrations that mirror exactly what you ll see on your AutoCAD 2014 screen and highlight the importance of AutoCAD s Model view, which shows different line weights for printing in different colors.
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