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Beginning AutoCAD 2014 Exercise Workbook, 1st Edition

  • Cheryl R. Shrock
  • ISBN-10: 0831134739
  • ISBN-13: 9780831134730
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

This is the right book for you if … You’re new to AutoCAD or want to brush up on the basics. You’re looking for a clear, no nonsense, easy-to-follow text. You want to learn AutoCAD quickly and easily.


  • Totally updated for AutoCAD 2014 and 2014 LT, including Autodesk 360 Cloud; Design Feed Palette, where you can enter text messages and collaborate with other Online Users, and associate your message with a location on the drawing; Multiple File Tabs Control; Arc Reverse Direction Option; Command Line Options including: AutoCorrect - Synonym Suggestions List and Adaptive Suggestions List – Search Online for Help - Easily insert Blocks, Hatch Patterns and Layers.

  • Improved Features include Command Line Options including, AutoComplete, and faster searching for help; Faster Start-up times; Enhanced Model and Layout tab previews.

  • AutoCAD 2014 30-Day Trial Version included on the enclosed DVD.

  • Ideal for classroom instruction or as a self-study tutorial.

  • Provides only what you need without all of the jargon.

  • Includes 30 lessons with step by step instructions followed by exercises designed for practicing the commands learned within the lesson.

  • Each lesson starts very simple and progresses to more complex.

  • The approach taken is to familiarize you with the drawing commands first, and then teach users to create their own setup drawings.

  • Each lesson is explained clearly and in a non-intimidating manner.

  • All exercises print easily on a standard 8.5 x 11 printer.

About the Author

Cheryl R. Shrock

Cheryl Shrock is a retired Professor and Chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast College in California. She developed the world-reknowned AutoCAD® Exercise Workbooks for classroom and self-study use as a result of both her teaching skills and extensive industry experience. An acclaimed AutoCAD expert, she is an Autodesk® registered author.