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Practical AutoCAD 2011, 1st Edition

  • In Partnership with Fluke Corporation
  • ISBN-10: 0826923852
  • ISBN-13: 9780826923851
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
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About the Product

Practical AutoCAD® 2011 provides a simple way to learn 2D fundamentals when using AutoCAD 2011 software to create drawings in the workplace. Step-by-step procedures combined with illustrated examples explain how to use commands to generate detailed 2D drawings. Practical AutoCAD® 2011 covers the most up-to-date software features including parametric constraints. Command reference boxes provide a quick reference for invoking AutoCAD commands using the ribbon, toolbar icons, pulldown menus, and keyboard. Review questions are provided to test the user's comprehension of each chapter. Review questions are also provided on the CD-ROM in PDF and Microsoft® Word format. The CD-ROM features tutorial videos, which are narrated HD-quality videos that demonstrate the popular features of AutoCAD, including the new polyline and spline grips.


  • Below is a complete list of CD-ROM features in Practical AutoCAD® 2011:

  • Quick Quizzes®

  • Illustrated Glossary

  • Examples

  • Exercises

  • Drawing Files

  • Flash Cards

  • Review Questions

  • Tutorial Videos

  • Custom Dictionary of Architectural Abbreviations

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD
Chapter 2: Graphical User Interface (GUI)
Chapter 3: Command Entry and AutoCAD Help
Chapter 4: Drawing Setup
Chapter 5: Coordinate Input
Chapter 6: Drawing Commands
Chapter 7: Layers
Chapter 8: Display Commands and Drawing Aids
Chapter 9: Object Snap and Tracking
Chapter 10: Modify Commands
Chapter 11: Object Properties and Inquiry Commands
Chapter 12: Annotating Text
Chapter 13: Templates and Title Blocks
Chapter 14: Annotating Dimensions
Chapter 15: Annotations and Annotation Scaling
Chapter 16: Hatching
Chapter 17: Plotting Model Space
Chapter 18: Plotting Paper Space